Niccolò Antonelli crossed the finishing line of the last race of the World Championship 2016 in sixteenth position while Jules Danilo finished twenty-sixth. A weak final of the season at the end of a year which started well but didn’t finish as good as well. The team is already projected towards new horizons having scheduled a test at Jerez, the 16th and 17th of November, and here in Valencia the 21st and 22nd of November. Together with the confirmed Jules Danilo, Romano Fenati will come back on track. The great rider from Ascoli, who will try the Honda for the first time, is looking forward to redeem himself, after the bad separation from the SKY VR46 racing team and the Academy who fired him off , at half season, when he was third in the World standing and fighting for the title. Despite all, Romano closed the season tenth.
Niccolò Antonelli: « The last race with this team didn’t go as expected and the penalty in the grid didn’t help. I thank all the staff of the team for these 2 years together, where we collected positive results. We won, we got podiums and pole positions and I am happy of the way done together. I hope I left a good mark « .
Jules Danilo: « In this last race weekend I didn’t find the right feeling, especially at the front I wasn’t feeling comfortable. During qualifying practices I crashed when I tried to push and today I did my best to try getting the group ahead, but I couldn’t ».