The Aspar Team officially presented its CRT MotoGP team including riders Randy de Puniet and Aleix Espargaro and the team’s new Aprilia RSV4-based race bikes.
Aspar is using an ART race bike which consists of an Aprilia-designed aluminum frame with an engine based on the RSV4′s powerplant. Whereas Aprilia claims an output of 178 hp from the production engine, Aspar claims the ART’s 65-degree V4 engine produces over 220 hp. Max speed is said to be over 205 mph.
The team will compete under the name Power Electronics Aspar and will wear the blue color of the team’s title sponsor, a Spanish power generator producer. Continue Reading »