Spanish wildcards mean Rea to start Moto2 season in Le Mans

Gino Rea will now start his Moto2 season at the French round in Le Mans after an entry to the Spanish round, Jerez lost out to Spanish riders to wilcard in their home race. However his FTR Moto2 bike will be

Rea was on the podium in Sepang

built in the next two weeks and Gino will begin testing ahead of Le Mans.

Gino lost his ride in Moto2 as the team he had planned to ride for in 2013, ESGP pulled out of the championship for financial reasons. Gino then started searching for funding to help him go racing, he set up a website where fans could donate and then announced he would be wildcarding in the European rounds of Moto2 with his own team and the British-built FTR chassis.

Gino is still looking for sponsors of all sizes to help him get out there in 2013, each wildcard will cost the Londoner around £20,000. Find out more about how you can help, here.

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