News 29 Dec 2014

AXO and Guintoli still together for the 2015 season

Superbike World Champion remaining with AXO next year.

After a short break at the conclusion of the championship, Sylvain Guintoli is coming back to the track to prepare for the 2015 season.

Guintoli brought home the 2014 World Superbike Championship onboard his Aprilia, but he is making a big change for 2015. The Frenchman will joining the Honda Pata World Superbike Team for the 2015 season. AXO and Guintoli have come to an agreement to continue working together next year and both parties could not be happier.

“It is a pleasure for me to confirm having a rider such as Sylvain in our AXO family. Besides being the current World Champion, Guintoli is a professional and a great tester: he helps us in the development of our products that we sell worldwide,” said Valentina Zago, managing director of AXO.

In the last few days Sylvain visited AXO’s Italian headquarters and was greeted by the staff with a standing ovation and a long applause.

“This has been a great emotion to me to meet the people which contributed to make this 2014 just perfect,” he said. “It is important to have some feeling also with the technical product you use on track and under this point of view I can say AXO is the best!”

After signing the contract which confirms him as the top AXO rider in SBK for the next year, Sylvain had the opportunity to meet with AXO’s research and development team to improve the fitting of the suit, boots and gloves.

It is now time to wait for the championship series to begin and enjoy watching AXO and Guintoli together!