Team Staff

Team Staff

TEAM DEPARTMENTS AND RESPONSIBLES

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CEO:Lucio Cecchinello 
ADMINISTRATION / LEGAL:Martine Felloni
COMMERCIAL/CUSTOMER CARE:Oscar Haro / Fabio Mazzoni
COMMUNICATION / LOGISTIC:Elisa Pavan
HOSPITALITY / INFRASTRUCTURE:Elena Cecchinello
GRAPHIC:Errico Gasperoni / Emanuele Vallorani
WEB/SOCIALS:Nelly Pluto/Jean-Marc Boussard
TECHNICAL:Christophe Bourguignon


LCR Honda MotoGP TEAM STAFF - ON TRACK

Team Manager:Lucio Cecchinello
Chief Engineer ( Cal Crutchlow ): Christophe Bourguignon
Data Recording :Marco Barbiani
Engine management :Arlan Holterman
Motorbike Technicians:Xavier Casanovas
 Joan Casas
 Christopher Richardson
Tyres Responsible ( Cal Crutchlow ): Ugo Gelmi
MIchelin Technician:Mr.
Öhlins TechnicianAndy Dawson
HRC Supervisor engineer Yuji Kikuchi
Press Officer: Elisa Pavan
Public Relation:Oscar Haro
Hospitality Responsible:Elena Cecchinello
Hospitality Coordinator:Roberto Canazza




People

Christophe Bourguignon

Christophe Bourguignon

Chief Engineer

Christophe Bourguignon has been involved in the racing field since 1989, when he started his career as a motocross mechanic passing through different roles and riders till the first cooperation with De Puniet and LCR Team in 2008. Actually acting as Chief Engineer for Stefan Bradl, Christophe is well-known and much-valued in the paddock for his integrity and his skills.

Xavier Casanovas

Xavier Casanovas

Motorbike Technicians

Xavi is another talented technician who chose the paddock life as many colleagues from Catalunya . Xavi’s dad transmitted his passion and his experience to the son who ran his own workshop in Girona for many years arriving in MotoGP in 2000. The years after Xavi had the chance to grow working with different competitive riders and, in 2005, he finally met Joan and the duo joined the LCR Team in 2006. Positive, battler and 100% Catalan.

Joan Casas

Joan Casas

Motorbike Technicians

35-year-old from Catalunya, Joan spent every afternoon at his uncle’s car workshop after school. He translated his passion and his experience in a real job in 1998 when his friend Ruben Xaus (former SBK/MotoGP rider) took him to the Super Sport Championship. The duo worked together in the SBK Championship with Ducati and then in MotoGP till 2004. In 2005 Joan adjusted his first Honda machinery for Alex Barros and the following year he passed to LCR Team. Joan loves the country life, his animals and the Italian liquor Limoncello.

Chris Richardson

Chris Richardson

Motorbike Technicians

Born in Belfast (N.Ireland) on the 29 January 1970. His father raced motorcycles in the 60’s and 70’s so Chris grow up with the roar of the engines in his veins. So he started racing competitions in the beginning of the 90’s winning the 600cc class Irish Championship three times even racing at Isle of Man TT (3 times). Chris’ first job in the MotoGP Championship was in 1998 with QUB Team Optimum till 2011; after that he met Lucio and joined LCR Team in 2002. Chris loves his kids and riding his bicycle at home.

Yuji Kikuchi

Yuji Kikuchi

HRC Supervisor engineer

Born in Yokohama (Japan), Yuji moved to Toronto (Canada) with his family at the age of 8. Like the majority of his colleagues in the paddock, Yuji learnt to adjust motorbikes alongside his dad who ran a workshop. He spent 8 years working in the National American Series for a SBK Team and in 2005 he approached the MotoGP. From to 2005 to 2006 he was the engine builder for Konica Minolta Team, from 2007 to 2011 he worked at Repsol Honda Team and he is now acting as Transmission Specialist Mechanic for Honda Seamless Transmission System. He joined the LCR Team in 2012. Serious, friendly and with a strange and funny accent (Japanese/American).

Elisa Pavan

Elisa Pavan

Press Officer

Hailed from Venice (born in 1976), Elisa casually began her career in MotoGP in 1999. After one year in the MX Championship, she moved to MotoGP meeting Lucio for the first time in 2000. The pair began a long-time cooperation (more than 10 years together) and Elisa is now acting as Logistic Responsible and Press Officer for LCR Team travelling around the world with the squad. Generous, social and self-ironic.

Oscar Haro

Oscar Haro

Public Relation

Another Spanish member of LCR Team dedicating his life to the world of motorsport. Oscar better known as “TRONCO” (born in Madrid in 1972) started to experience the 2-wheel competitions in 1985 passing through the MX, Spanish Championships, SBK and MotoGP. Thanks to his ambition and his willpower Oscar worked with many riders, important Team Managers and VIP guests. He was Lucios’ mechanic for a while, then he turned into a PR and he is now a key figure of LCR Team. Friendly, passionate and never sad.


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