Joint announcement from LCR Honda confirming the resigning of Cal Crutchlow for the next two seasons and the renewal of technical partnership with the Japanese factory.
Cal Crutchlow has confirmed he will be remaining with the LCR Honda Team for the next two years, with the British rider having signed a two-year deal with HRC.
The Independent LCR outfit have also announced a renewal of their technical partnership with the Japanese manufacturer for the same period, with the relationship having proved a successful one with Cal Crutchlow has been riding the Honda RC213V since 2015 taking two MotoGP™ victories along the way, two second places and two third places so far.
Tetsuhiro Kuwata, HRC Director – General Manager Race Operations Management Division: “We’re very happy to continue working with the LCR Team and with Cal for the next two seasons. We really appreciate the work they’re doing, and we decided to confirm our relationship and even elevate it by having Cal under contract directly with HRC. We wish Cal and Lucio all the best for the remainder of this season and those to come!”
Cal Crutchlow confirming with “I am very happy to confirm that I will be riding for HRC with the LCR Team again for two more seasons. We have worked extremely hard over the last three seasons together and I am positive that we will enjoy more great results together. I would like to thank HRC for the great support they offer me and our team, and I look forward to giving my hundred percent to this project as always.”
Lucio Cecchinello, LCR Honda’s Team Principal: added “Cal is undoubtedly one of the most competitive and talented riders in MotoGP, and thanks to HRC’s support, we are honoured to work with him again for the next two years. Cal gave us our first ever victory in the premier class of MotoGP and further important results. I want to thank all those who worked and supported this project so far, first and foremost HRC”.
With the next two years confirmed and stability within the team we hope to see some more podium finishes from Cal and the LCR team. Good luck from us all.