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22 October 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team seizes the Superstock 1000 European Championship at Jerez with Rinaldi (6th), Jones (4th) finishes the year as the best rookie

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team seizes the Superstock 1000 European Championship at Jerez with Rinaldi (6th), Jones (4th) finishes the year as the best rookie In the decisive round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship, held at Jerez de la Frontera (Spain), the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team clinched the title with Michael Ruben Rinaldi.

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17 October 2017

At Jerez for the final round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is ready for the final showdown at Jerez, home of the finale of the 2017 Superstock 1000 European Championship.

With the title on the line, Michael Ruben Rinaldi is leading in the championship by 8 and 14 points respectively against the other two riders left within contention.

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29 September 2017

A Magny Cours per il penultimo round del Campionato Europeo Superstock 1000

Coming off an uphill race at Portimão (Portugal) despite the competitiveness shown during practice and qualifying, the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is keen to bounce back immediately at Magny Cours, home of the penultimate round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship.

The French track, characterized by a diverse layout with “stop & go” as well as flowing sections, has hosted many thrilling races also due to its typical mixed weather.

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17 September 2017

Difficult race for the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team at Portimão: Jones is 4th, Rinaldi 9th

Despite the promising indications shown during practice and qualifying, the Portuguese round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship didn’t yield the expected results for the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team. In a race interrupted prematurely by the red flags, Mike Jones and Michael Ruben Rinaldi closed in 4th and 9th position respectively.

Both riders got off to a strong start, with Jones in the lead and Rinaldi third at the first corner.

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13 September 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team on track at Portimão for the final stretch of the Superstock 1000 European Championship

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team, coming off its first double of the year at EuroSpeedway Lausitz (Germany) with Michael Ruben Rinaldi first and Mike Jones second, is ready to resume action at Portimão (Portugal) for the third-to-last round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship.

The iconic Portuguese track, which is back in the calendar after a one-year absence, saw Rinaldi finish in second position in 2015 in Superstock 600, while Mike Jones raced there as wild-card in 2012

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21 August 2017

Brilliant double for the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team with Rinaldi 1st and Jones 2nd at EuroSpeedway Lausitz

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team enjoyed an unforgettable weekend at EuroSpeedway Lausitz (Germany), home of the sixth round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship.

At the end of a dramatic race, Michael Ruben Rinaldi took his third win of the season with Mike Jones, at his first podium as a rookie in this class, just behind him.

Starting respectively from third and sixth position, Rinaldi and Jones rode a tactical race,

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16 August 2017

The wait is over: the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team back in action at EuroSpeedway Lausitz

After a two-month break, the 2017 SuperStock 1000 European Championship is ready to get back in action at EuroSpeedway Lausitz (Germany) for the sixth round of the season. The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team, which held a two-day test on the German track in late July with positive feedback, is determined to put up a challenge with both Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Mike Jones.

In the test, both riders managed to get a head start with the setup work on their Panigale R...

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26 July 2017

Testing concludes for the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team at EuroSpeedway Lausitz

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team took it back to the track at EuroSpeedway Lausitz (Germany), which on August 20th will host the sixth race of the 2017 European Superstock 1000 Championship.

The two-day test held on Sunday and Monday was useful to allow the riders to get reacquainted with their Panigale R

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19 June 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team takes second place at Misano with Rinaldi, Jones is 8th

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team resumed action at Misano Adriatico (Italy) for the second “home race” of the year and fifth round of the European Superstock 1000 Championship. After taking his fourth pole position of the season in qualifying, Michael Ruben Rinaldi got off a strong start to defend the lead and progressively pulled away from his rivals, building a three-seconds gap.

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15 June 2017

Ready for the second “home round” of 2017 at Misano

After a difficult round at Donington (U.K.), the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is keen to bounce back at Misano (Italy), which will host the second “home race” of the 2017 European Superstock 1000 Championship for the Italian squad.

Michael Ruben Rinaldi, who was forced to give up the championship lead in England due to a crash during the race...

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29 May 2017

Difficult race for the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team at Donington: Jones is 10th, Rinaldi crashes out while in second position

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team took it back to the track last weekend at Donington (U.K), home of the fourth round of the Superstock 1000 European Championship.

Despite showing its usual competitiveness both during practice and qualifying sessions (where Michael Ruben Rinaldi took his third pole positions in four races), the race didn’t yield the expected results.

Rinaldi, who headed to England as the championship leader thanks to two wins and one second-place finish collected so far, crashed out early on while in second position.

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25 May 2017

Next stop Donington

After a memorable weekend at Imola, capped with a win by Michael Ruben Rinaldi, the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is ready to resume action for the fourth round of the European Superstock 1000 Championship, scheduled for May 26-28 at Donington (U.K.).

Rinaldi, who collected 70 out of 75 points thus far with two wins and one second-place finish, is keen to confirm the consistency

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15 May 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team wins "home race" at Imola with Rinaldi, Jones is 8th

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team enjoyed an unforgettable weekend at its "home race" at Imola for the third round of the 2017 Superstock 1000 European Championship, capped by a dominant by Michael Ruben Rinaldi.

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10 May 2017

Ready to race “at home” at Imola for the third round of the 2017 Superstock 1000 European Championship

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is bound for its “home race” for the third round of the 2017 SuperStock 1000 European Championship, scheduled for this weekend at Imola (Italy), where the team achieved an emotional victory at his debut in front of the Italian crowd last year.

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1 May 2017

Second place for the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team at Assen with Rinaldi; a racing accident takes Jones out

L’Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team è salito nuovamente sul podio ad Assen (Paesi Bassi), teatro della seconda tappa del Campionato Europeo Superstock 1000 2017, grazie al secondo posto conseguito da Michael Ruben Rinaldi.

Mike Jones è invece stato suo malgrado coinvolto in un incidente di gara che ha costretto i commissari ad esporre le bandiere rosse

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27 April 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is ready for Assen, home of the second round of the European Superstock 1000 Championship

After taking advantage of a wild-card to compete in the opening round of the Italian Superbike Championship last weekend at Imola – where Michael Ruben Rinaldi finished in third and second position Race 1 and 2 respectively – the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is ready to travel to Assen (Netherlands) for the second round of the European Superstock 1000 Championship.

Rinaldi, who won at Aragon while also taking pole position and new lap record, is keen to defend the championship lead on a track where he took a solid third place in wet conditions last year

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2 April 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team wins the opening round of the Superstock1000 European Championship at Aragon with Rinaldi, Jones is 9th

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team took the opening round of the Superstock1000 European Championship at Aragon (Spain) with Michael Ruben Rinaldi. The young Italian was the undisputed protagonist in Spain, claiming also pole position, best lap, and fastest lap during the race.
Mike Jones also enjoyed an encouraging debut, fighting for the podium for most of the race before finishing in 9th position.

 

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29 March 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team ready to kick off the 2017 SuperStock1000 European Championship at Aragon

After a thrilling debut season, finished with three wins and six podiums overall, the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team is ready to take on a new challenge in the 2017 SuperStock1000 European Championship, which will kick off next weekend at Aragon (Spain).
The team will field two Ducati Panigale R with young talents Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Mike Jones.

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8 February 2017

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team kicks off its 2017 European Superstock 1000 campaign in Arezzo with Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Mike Jones

After being already a protagonist in its debut season – challenging for the title with Leandro Mercado and taking 3 wins and 6 podiums overall – the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team presented its campaign for the 2017 European Superstock 1000 where, in partnership with Feel Racing, it will field the promising young duo comprised of Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Mike Jones on board the Panigale R.

Both riders recently concluded two positive tests in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) and Portimão (Portugal), and enthusiastically await their debut race, scheduled for April 2 in Aragon (Spain).

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9 December 2016

The Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team renews the challenge in the Superstock 1000 Championship

After being a protagonist throughout its debut season – barely missing the title with Leandro Mercado and collecting 3 wins and six podiums overall – the Aruba.it Racing - Junior Team renews the challenge in the European Superstock 1000 Championship, pairing Michael Ruben Rinaldi with Mike Jones.

Jones, born in Australia in 1994 and a pupil of Troy Bayliss, honed his riding skills in the Australian Superbike Championship, which he won in 2015.

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