Marco Solorza debuts in-place of injured Loris Cresson for San Juan

Friday, 8 October 2021 14:10 GMT

The Argentine effort has tripled compared to its usual presence: Marco Solorza makes his WorldSBK debut on the Pedercini Kawasaki after Loris Cresson was declared unfit ahead of the round

The 2021 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads for its 12th round of the season and the Motul Argentinean Round at the Circuito San Juan Villicum. However, there’s an expansion to the Argentine presence on the grid as the OUTDO TPR Team Pedercini Racing squad will field a second rider from the country. Marco Solorza will return to the WorldSBK paddock having last featured in it back in 2016 in the European Superstock Championship, replacing Loris Cresson who has been declared unfit. 

Solorza has had a diverse career across a variety of disciplines of motorcycle racing; he has raced in the CEV Supersport class, as well as the CEV Superbike class where, in all of the eight races he started across the 2015 and 2016 seasons, he finished inside the top nine – fifth place on three occasions in 2016 being his best results. 

Speaking ahead of his debut, Solorza said: “The truth is I am delighted to be returning to the World Superbike paddock. It will be a unique experience and I am proud to represent my country. I am grateful to Outdo TPR Team Pedercini and to all the people that enabled me to race at the San Juan circuit.”

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