Aussie rider West renews deal with QMMF Racing Team

January 13, 2013 - 1:18:44 am



Anthony West (left) of Australia shakes hands with Qatar Motor and Motorcycling Federation (QMMF) President Nasser bin Khalifa Al Attiyah after West renewed his deal with QMMF Racing Team for the 2013 Moto2 season, yesterday. 

DOHA: Anthony West renewed his contract with the Qatar Motor and Motorcycling Federation (QMMF) Racing Team for another season in Moto2 category, yesterday.

It will be the second season that the Australian rider will be representing the QMMF Racing Team for this season’s MotoGP World Championship. 

QMMF President Nasser bin Khalifa Al Attiyah and West signed the agreement after the second round of the Qatar International Road Racing Championship at Losail International Circuit (LIC), where West won the two races.

After a great end in the last season in Moto2 (with two podiums, in Malaysia and in Australia) West believes that this season will be a great success for QMMF Racing Team. 

He feels very good being part of this team and hopes to bring more success and be in the podium more races.

Al Attiyah stated that he is very happy with the performance of the Australian rider and he believes that this coming season will be a great season for the QMMF Racing Team.

LIC will host the season’s opening round of the championship on April 7. 

The Qatar MotoGP is the only night race in the championship calendar. 

The last race of the season takes place in Valencia in November.  THE PENINSULA

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