Dani Pedrosa Appoints Former MotoGP Racer as Personal Coach, Who Is He?
By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Wednesday, July 26 2017 - 10:45 IWST
INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has officially appointed former MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau as his personal coach starting this season.
In an official statement that was uploaded via twitter account on Monday (30/1/2017), 31-year-old racer also announced that he also has joined Wasserman, Management company which currently also overshadows Leopard Racing Moto2 racer and 2015 Moto3 world champion , Danny Kent.
During this time, Gibernau which is a former racer Suzuki, Honda and Ducati is often invited the MotoGP riders like Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo and Aleix Espargaro to practice minimoto together. However, Pedrosa is the better known often dikmentori by him.
Following the official statement of the management of Dani Pedrosa:
"While the MotoGP paddock inmates prepare for the 2017 trials, Dani made some internal changes in anticipation of the new season.
Dani has teamed up with a new management company, Wasserman, with former Honda person, Rhys Edwards as the main organizer of commercial interest and sponsorship, as well as managing media demand with Honda Racing Corporation. Together with Edwards, Dani also hook Edu Villodore to manage all his needs during the racing week. Together, they will help Dani focus all her attention to the track.
For Malaysian trials, as in 2016, Dani will have the support of former MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau. Sete and Dani will have a mutually beneficial relationship, and Sete hopes to attend as many races and trials as his work at home and schedule allow. Both believe that Sete's experience will bring huge benefits to Dani. "
Gibernau is known as one of the enemies of Valentino Rossi is a runner up MotoGP 2003 and 2004. After a severe accident in 2006, this Spanish rider retired at the end of the season, despite having undergone six races in MotoGP 2009 with Ducati.