Honda Racing Corporation Renews Contract with Dani Pedrosa until

Honda Racing Corporation Renews Contract with Dani Pedrosa until End of 2016 
Tokyo, July 9, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) -  Honda Racing Corporation is pleased to
announce an agreement has been reached with Dani Pedrosa that will see the
Spanish rider remain in the factory Honda team for a further two years, until
the end of 2016. 
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Dani, who currently lies third (level on points with second place Valentino
Rossi) in the current FIM Road Racing World Championship season approaching the
halfway point, will extend his contract with Honda, with whom he has raced
since his debut in the World Championship in 2001. Dani, three-time World
Champion (2003 in 125cc, 2004 and 2005 in 250cc) debuted in MotoGP in 2006 in
the Repsol Honda Team, claiming the Rookie of the Year title and fifth position
in the Championship. He has been both second second and third in the premier
class on three occasions. 
Dani Pedrosa 
"I'm very happy to be able to announce my renewal with the Repsol
Honda Team, and grateful to Honda for the trust they have shown in me for a
further two years. It's the best way for me to continue in my racing
career, together with the company I was with in my very first race. I am very
excited to give my 100% and continue to work together with everyone at Honda
Racing Corporation". 
Shuhei Nakamoto, Executive Vice President of Honda Racing Corporation 
"We are very pleased to renew our contract with Dani. He is enjoying a
very strong season and is currently tied with Rossi in the Championship, we are
very happy with his performance. The partnership of Dani and Marc has proven to
be successful and we look forward to another two years of success". 
Dani Pedrosa's World Championship Statistics: 
 Starts: 141
 Podiums: 90 (25 x 1st, 35 x 2nd, 30 x 3rd)
 Poles: 27
 Fastest Race Laps: 40
 Best World Championship positions: 2nd (2012, 2010, 2007), 3rd (2013, 2009,
 Starts: 32
 Podiums: 24 (15 x 1st, 8 x 2nd, 1 x 3rd)
 Poles: 9
 Fastest Race Laps: 15
 World Champion: 2005, 2004 
 Starts: 46
 Podiums: 17 (8 x 1st, 4 x 2nd, 5 x 3rd)
 Poles: 9
 Fastest Race Laps: 5
 World Champion: 2003 
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