2011 Moto2 Prep

After one official testing day on Monday after the season closing Moto2 race 2010 in Valencia, Tom Luthi concluded another private test day on the Ricarco Tormo circuit for Interwetten Moto2 Team.

Luthi is generally very happy with the result of the first ride on the new Moto2 machine designed by Suter Racing; in the inaugural Moto2 season, Luthi competed on a bike designed by Moriwaki.

Luthi’s Moto2 team had a full testing program these two days, but were able to finish it without any special happenings. Now they look forward to the next test at the end of November in Jerez de la Frontera, where the first European Grand Prix took place earlier this year.

Tom Luthi says: “The second test day went great. With the Suter I was faster on this track as with the Moriwaki before and this makes me confident. It was just the second day with the new bike and I already have a great feeling with it.”

“Also the conditions were optimal as the weather was fantastic, very nice day. We could finish all our test program we planned to do.”

Terrell Thien (Interwetten Moto2 Team Manager) says: “We still have some home work until the next test at the end of November in Jerez, but that’s not much, just some adjustments for Tom. We are looking forward to the next test, because it really went well these two days with the Suter.”

“The bike seems to suit Tom. Now we deserve a little break. We want to thank all our sponsors, especially the technic-sponsors for their support in 2010 and we are looking forward to the season 2011, for which success we built the right fundament here in Valencia.”