Toni Elias, certainly go back again to the intermediate class at the 2012 season. The reason, Elias was binding contract to join the Team Aspar.
Former MotoGP rider this impressive debut season in 2010 with Gresini Moto2-Moriwaki. Impressive performance makes the Honda LCR team him up to perform at the 2011 MotoGP season. Unfortunately, the Spaniard was unable to meet the expectations of the team because he only finished in 15th position to the final standings, with the best results to finish in eighth position.
Because it looks bad, Elias was considering a move to World Superbike Championship next season. But now, he already has the option to return to the Moto2 with Aspar, and will be joined by compatriot who is a world champion 125 cc class, Nico Terol.
For Elias, the chance of returning to the Moto2 together a competitive team, ever strengthening a decade ago, is a thing that can not be denied. He admitted that he felt very happy.
"I am very happy to return to the Aspar Team, which is like a family to me, because I was there in 2002 and 2003. Several years have passed since then, but I will work with the same engineering team, and I know they have the potential is great. Additionally, the fact that the bike is very tough, "said Elias.
"We will work hard during the winter to prepare for next season, and I think we can get a very good campaign. Together we fight for the title in 2003, and in the end we could not reach it, so we do not resolve the matter there. It's become an additional motivation for competing in the 2012 season. "
Elias's arrival was greeted with great enthusiasm by the team manager Jorge "Aspar" Martinez. He admitted, they still have good memories with the racer in 2002 and 2003 seasons. Moreover, in the summer of 2012 Elias duet with Nico, who made a fantastic squad Aspar.