MonlauRepsol Technical School has submitted plans to face the 2014 season in a ceremony that brought together their first motorcycle and racing teams. The event has served to dramatize the starting signal for the full season in his 16 years of experience, and which reach a large presence in the different modalities at global and national level, European.
The school this year will become the most diversified sports structure of European motorsport, as is present in 7 championships, with a total of 19 drivers of two and four wheels, from the categories of initiation, until more professional. All sporting activity Monlau Repsol Technical School is also linked directly to the training plans of the school, with involvement of the main actors in the world of competition: mechanics, engineers and drivers/riders.
Iban Ventura, General Manager of Monlau Group, has acknowledged that “today is a very special day because it is the first time ever jointly presented projects motoring and motorcycling. Both share our methodology based on three differential aspects. Practices circuits, role of teachers both in the classroom and in racing form and philosophy of mechanics, engineers and drivers/riders.”
The spearhead is the Team Estrella Galicia 0’0 Moto3 World, directed by Emilio Alzamora, that premiered this past weekend at the GP of Qatar and aspiring to world title runner-up 2013, Álex Rins, and the best rookie last year, Álex Márquez, both to handle the new Honda NSF250RW. Indeed, the two team drivers have sponsored the presentation of the Monlau Repsol Technical School and have used to give young talent their best advice.” You enjoy this beautiful and seize opportunity offered Monlau Repsol Technical School,” said Rins. Meanwhile , Marquez reminded them that “when you get on the bike is the faster and better you will things turn out.
At the World Junior team will follow the Team Estrella Galicia 0’0, leading candidate to win the FIM CEV Moto3 Repsol with Maria Herrera and the current champion, the French Fabio Quartararo. Maria caused a sensation last year by becoming at 17 years old the first woman to win a Championship race of speed and Spain leads.
Quartararo, who holds the record for being the earliest CEV champion in history at just 14 years old, form a powerful tandem of young hopefuls with Herrera. Both premiered the new Honda NSF 250 RW in the inaugural Moto3 championship on 4 April at the Circuito de Jerez .
Monlau also be very present in the categories of initiation Cup with Spain Speed School Team Estrella Galicia 0’0 , formed by four young drivers: Miguel Parra (12) and Joan Uvina (12) with respective RMU 80 cc, and Jeremy Alcoba (12) next to coruñés Borja Sanchez (14 years), both with pre Moto3 RMU. For them the first meeting of the season will be on April 20 at the Circuit de Alcarràs.
Monica Vizcaino, Marketing Director of Estrella Galicia, said that ” initiatives such as Monlau Repsol Technical School represent and inspire the lifestyle of Estrella Galicia 0’0. We are committed riders like Marc Marquez, Alex Rins and Alex Márquez from its inception and we are partakers of his successes because we have seen them grow. We are very proud of our drivers, who are the present and the future of motorcycling.”
As for the wheel, Monlau Repsol Technical School also has a department to develop their own competition parallel to the teaching activities of the school sports projects.
Most auto bet is participation in the new Seat León Eurocup, which consist of six meetings across Europe, the first of which will be in the path of legendary Nürburgring on 3 and 4 May. There, the mechanics and engineers responsible for training students for training mechanics Competition and Masters Engineering Competition will put their knowledge to serve two young drivers 16 to 17 years: Alex Carbonell third division D2 Cup 2013 Resistance Spain and Fran Rueda, who after several forays into Formula F4 Academy in 2012 and the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC is now passing tourism cars.
The Seat León Eurocup will not be the only single-brand racing for the team, since a year take part in the Renault Clio Cup competed in the starting line for each race will be three Renault Clio Cup X98, drived by David Cebrian, Jordi Palomeras and Alba Cano. The latter is the one who hoards more experience, and facing his eighth consecutive appearance in this event, which is the current runner-up. For David Cebrian, Champion of Spain CER 2012, will be their second appearance in the Clio Cup, although he made with a different last year’s model when he was crowned as the best Junior and won fourth place in the standings after scoring two victories. Meanwhile, Alba Cano debut in the championship after his positive experience from the previous season in the Cup of Spain Resistance (CER) . The first of seven meetings of the Clio Cup will be played on 12 and 13 April at the Circuit de Navarra.
In the CER, which now receives consideration rather Championship Cup -Monlau Repsol Technical School will fight with two Seat Leon MKII that will drive both Javier Lombardo and Ignacio Gabari, and Italian Luca Demarchi and Alfredo Salerno, absolute champions Class2 CER 2013 and 2013 Ibiza Trophy, on the other. The two pairs in action on 23 and 24 May at the Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona, scene of the first of five dates of the contest.
Regional Technical School Monlau Repsol will be released in Michelin Endurance Series / GT Championship of Spain, new category of state motorsports, with Jurgen Smet and Jaume Font, who will alternate behind the wheel of a Porsche 997 GT3 Cup will have four tests ahead and the first will be in Navarra on 12 and 13 April.
Beatriz Tobio, Head of Sponsorship Repsol, recalled the origins of Repsol in the racing world and its relationship with Monlau Repsol Technical School which, as insured, ” adds the variable of training. We are very proud to be part of this project to create a better future. ”
Besides regular individual championships, two more special appointments for Monlau Repsol Technical School will be the 24 Hours of Barcelona Championship (in July) and the 24 Hours of Barcelona Automobile (in September). For students will certainly top the two projects of the school year.
Jaime Serrano, Managing Director of Monlau Competition, said “the main aim of the school is to train three actors from motorsport: drivers/riders, mechanics and engineers. Sports projects are the engine of our center and the competition, the best test. We initiated a historical and exciting year for all 71 events between car and motorcycle, not counting the World”.
In short, 2014 is presented as the greatest year of sport in its history for Monlau Repsol Technical School; a unique opportunity in Spain for aspiring drivers, mechanics and engineers racing to acquire the knowledge necessary theoretical and practical to professionally develop their vocation level in the near future .