HRC confirm Pedrosa to be replaced by Aoyama in Assen
June 22, 2011
Honda Racing Corporation have confirmed that Spanish rider, Dani Pedrosa will not race this weekend in Assen. He will be replaced in the Repsol Honda team by Hiroshi Aoyama from San Carlo Honda Gresini Team.
HRC test rider, Kousuke Akiyoshi will step in to replace Aoyama and ride alongside Marco Simoncelli in the San Carlo Honda Gresini Team.
HRC are pleased to give this opportunity to Aoyama to race on the Factory RC212V and thanks Gresini Racing Team for their cooperation.