Lisbon, 23 March 2006 The Vodafone Yamaha BPN will be competing in the 2006 Vodafone National Speed Championship StockSport 1000 Class, regarded as the top class in this competition.
Rui Reigoto, the rider of the Vodafone Yamaha BPN teams Yamaha R1 SP, has an experienced, high quality backing structure to bid for victory a team with extensive experience of managing a number of national and international championships and the technical and material backing of Yamaha Portugal.
In 2005, Rui Reigoto won the title of National Speed Vice Champion after being honoured as National Speed Champion in all three previous seasons. In 2003, he was also National Endurance Champion and winner of the StockSport Class in the Albacete heat of the World Endurance Championship.
In 2006, the Vodafone National Speed Championship StockSport 1000 Class will take place over eight weekends at the Estoril, Braga, Almeria and Jerez de La Frontera circuits. The first official heat will be held on Sunday 26 March at the Braga circuit.
Vodafone has been supporting various classes of motor sport such as off-road, speed, rally, endurance, motocross and trials. The Vodafone Yamaha BPN team now joins Vodafones sponsorship plans for the sport, where the brand has enjoyed, and continues to enjoy, good results.