Petrov inks MXGP deal!
Bulgarian, Petrov Petrov has inked a deal to compete in the MXGP World Championship in 2018. It will be a rookie year for him as he moves up from the MX2 World Championship due to the under 23 age rule.
Petrov has signed with the Assomotor Honda team for 2018 where he will join Arminas Jasikonis under the awning which is a new rider line up for the team.
Petar Petrov: Yes, I am very happy that I have signed with Assomotor Honda after the year we had it has been hard and with so many riders but I am glad that we got the deal done. I have been on the bike now for about 2 months and I really like it and I am looking forward to get racing going. I would like to thank my agent Jamie Dobb and Alfredo Bevilacqua for this chance to show what I can do on the big bike.
I had a very hard year with injuries so
I am just looking forward getting back to the level I know I can ride and staying healthy”.