Garibolid Honda Announces signature of top MX1 rider David Philippaerts
By Gariboldi Honda | 02 Oct 2012
Team Honda Gariboldi-ESTA is delighted to announce it has secured the services of former World Champion David Philippaerts to race aboard the all new CRF450R for next season in the MX1 World Championship.
Philippaerts has been the MX1 World Champion in 2008 and a consistent top 3 rider for all the last few seasons and has taken numerous Grand Prix wins. The 29-year-old racer has suffered with injury this season after winning a moto in the GP of Mexico, and he is now looking forward to competing at the highest level with his CRF450R.
I'm really excited to be joining the Gariboldi Honda which is a very professional team getting great results with young riders since many years and I can't wait to start riding my new bike."
Giacomo Gariboldi: Gariboldi Honda Team Owner
"We are delighted to have signed David for many reasons, he will rise the profile of our team and of the new CRF450R, he can point to be back in the top 3 next season in the MX1 class and, he will help our young talents to grow up. He is a true champion and we always admired his combative riding style and he will have a truly competitive CRF to second his ambitions."
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