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Pons Racing is a motorcycle and auto racing team owned by the British company Pons Racing UK Limited. The team principal is former 250 cc world champion, Sito Pons. In motorcycle road racing world championships, Pons has fielded riders such as Alex Barros, Max Biaggi, Loris Capirossi and Sete Gibernau. In auto racing, his team won the 2004 World Series by Nissan championship with driver Heikki Kovalainen.

Pons Racing
2019 namePONS HP 40
BaseLondon, UK
PrincipalSito Pons
Rider(s)Moto2
40. Augusto Fernández
7. Lorenzo Baldassarri
MotoE
15. Sete Gibernau
MotorcycleKalex-Triumph (Moto2)
Energica (MotoE)
TyresDunlop (Moto2)
Michelin (MotoE)
Riders' Championships1
Pol Espargaró (Moto2, 2013)
Founded1992
Former seriesFormula Renault 3.5 Series
Teams'
Championships
2004 World Series by Nissan
Drivers'
Championships
2004 World Series by Nissan (Kovalainen)
Websitewww.ponsracing.com

HistoryEdit

Motorcycle racingEdit

ResultsEdit

Year Class Team name Bike Riders Races Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points Pos.
1992 500cc Campsa Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Àlex Crivillé 1 1 59 8th
1993 500cc Marlboro Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Àlex Crivillé 0 2 117 8th
250cc Honda NSR250   Alberto Puig 0 2 106 9th
1994 500cc Ducados Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alberto Puig 0 1 152 5th
1995 500cc Fortuna Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alberto Puig 1 3 99 8th
  Carlos Checa 0 0 26 16th
250cc Honda NSR250   Carlos Checa 0 0 45 13th
  Rubén Xaus 0 0 0 NC
  Sete Gibernau 0 0 0 NC
1996 500cc Fortuna Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alberto Puig 0 1 93 11th
  Carlos Checa 1 3 124 8th
1997 500cc Movistar Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alberto Puig 0 0 63 12th
  Carlos Checa 0 3 119 8th
1998 500cc Movistar Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Carlos Checa 11 1 3 1 1 139 4th
  John Kocinski 11 0 0 0 0 64 12th
  Juan Borja 1 (12)[a] 0 0 0 0 0 (3)[a] 32nd
  Gregorio Lavilla 1 0 0 0 0 5 27th
1999 500cc Movistar Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alex Barros 16 0 1 0 2 110 9th
  Juan Borja 16 0 0 0 0 92 12th
2000 500cc Emerson Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alex Barros 16 2 3 3 1 163 4th
  Loris Capirossi 16 1 4 1 2 154 7th
2001 500cc West Honda Pons Honda NSR500   Alex Barros 16 1 4 0 0 182 4th
  Loris Capirossi 16 0 9 4 1 210 3rd
2002 MotoGP West Honda Pons Honda NSR500
Honda RC211V
  Alex Barros 16 2 6 1 2 204 4th
  Loris Capirossi 14 0 2 0 0 109 8th
  Alex Hofmann 2 (4)[a] 0 0 0 0 6 (11)[a] 22nd
2003 MotoGP Camel Pramac Pons Honda RC211V   Max Biaggi 16 2 9 3 1 228 3rd
  Tohru Ukawa 16 0 0 0 0 123 8th
2004 MotoGP Camel Honda Honda RC211V   Max Biaggi 16 1 9 1 3 217 3rd
  Makoto Tamada 16 2 3 3 2 150 6th
2005 MotoGP Camel Honda Honda RC211V   Alex Barros 17 1 2 1 2 147 8th
  Troy Bayliss 10 0 0 0 0 54 15th
  Chris Vermeulen 2 0 0 0 0 10 21st
  Shane Byrne 2 (11)[a] 0 0 0 0 5 (6)[a] 24th
  Ryuichi Kiyonari 1 0 0 0 0 4 25th
  Tohru Ukawa 1 (2)[a] 0 0 0 0 0 (1)[a] 27th
2009 250cc Pepe World Team Aprilia RSA 250   Héctor Barberá 16 3 7 4 1 239 2nd
Aprilia RSW 250 LE   Axel Pons 16 0 0 0 0 3 26th
2010 Moto2 Tenerife 40 Pons Pons Kalex Moto2   Sergio Gadea 17 0 1 0 0 67 17th
  Axel Pons 14 0 0 0 0 7 33rd
  Carmelo Morales 1 (3)[a] 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Damian Cudlin 1 0 0 0 0 9 31st
2011 Moto2 Pons HP 40 Pons Kalex Moto2   Aleix Espargaró 17 0 1 0 0 76 12th
  Axel Pons 12 0 0 0 0 1 32nd
  Alex Baldolini 3 (14)[a] 0 0 0 0 0 (18)[a] 27th
2012 Moto2 Pons 40 HP Tuenti
Tuenti Móvil HP 40
Kalex Moto2   Pol Espargaró 17 4 11 8 3 268 2nd
  Esteve Rabat 17 0 1 0 0 114 7th
  Axel Pons 17 0 0 0 0 10 25th
2013 Moto2 Tuenti HP 40 Kalex Moto2   Pol Espargaró 17 6 10 6 4 265 1st
  Esteve Rabat 17 3 7 2 3 216 3rd
  Axel Pons 17 0 0 0 0 6 25th
2014 Moto2 Pons HP 40
Paginas Amarillas HP 40
Kalex Moto2   Luis Salom 18 0 2 0 1 85 8th
  Maverick Viñales 18 4 9 1 5 274 3rd
  Edgar Pons 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2015 Moto2 Paginas Amarillas HP 40
Pons Racing Junior Team
Kalex Moto2   Luca Marini 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
  Luis Salom 17 0 0 0 0 80 13th
  Álex Rins 18 2 10 3 4 234 2nd
  Edgar Pons 3 (8)[a] 0 0 0 0 0 NC
2016 Moto2 Páginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex Moto2   Álex Rins 9 2 4 1 2 234 3rd
  Edgar Pons 5 0 0 0 0 4 31
  • * Season still in progress.

Single-seatersEdit

ResultsEdit

Year Team name Drivers Races Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points Pos.
2013   Pons Racing   Zoël Amberg 17 0 0 0 0 8 24th
  Nikolay Martsenko 17 0 0 0 0 20 20th
2014   Pons Racing   Oliver Webb 5 0 0 0 0 0 26th
  Meindert van Buuren 17 0 0 0 1 21 19th
  Óscar Tunjo 12 0 0 0 0 11 22nd
2015   Pons Racing   Philo Paz Armand 9 0 0 0 0 1 26th
  Roberto Merhi 8 0 1 0 0 26 14th
  Alex Fontana 1 0 0 0 0 2 24th
  Meindert van Buuren 2 (9)[a] 0 0 0 0 (1)[a] 0 (20)[a] 15th
  Will Bratt 2 0 0 0 0 0 27th
  Yu Kanamaru 6 0 0 0 0 9 18th
  René Binder 2 0 0 0 0 4 22nd
  Nikita Zlobin 4 0 0 0 0 0 28th

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Non-bracketed number refers to the number accumulated with team, with number in brackets referring to the total accumulated for the season.

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