Sylvain Guintoli moves to Aprilia

Thursday, November 29 2012

Sylvain Guintoli has been confirmed as Max Biaggi’s replacement in the 2013 World Superbikes Aprilia team. The French rider has recently been carrying out some tests at Jerez with the team, even managing to set the fastest lap time yesterday. Sylvain said he is thrilled to be faced with the new challenge;

‘I’m extremely pleased. To be able to sit in the saddle of the world champion bike is a great chance for me – one of the most important in my career. The bike has very high potential and I’m confident I’ll be able to put in some excellent results.’