Motorsport.com, a Miami-based technology and multimedia company with offices in 15 countries, today announced the appointment of veteran motorsports journalist Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP Editor - Motorsport.com

MIAMI – (Feb. 2, 2016) Motorsport.com, a Miami-based technology and multimedia company with offices in 15 countries, today announced the appointment of veteran motorsports journalist Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP Editor - Motorsport.com

Puigdemont has spent the last 11 years with EL PAÍS, the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain, covering worldwide events such as MotoGP, Formula 1 and the Dakar Rally. Puigdemont joins Motorsport.com with immediate effect.

In his new role, Puigdemont will lead all Motorsport.com’sMotoGP content direction for the company’s global platform and report directly to Editor in Chief, Charles Bradley. He will be based out of Barcelona, Spain.

"Joining Motorsport.com is a tremendous honor,” said Puigdemont. “I am really excited to provide the most comprehensive coverage of the 18-race Moto GP schedule to the most-viewed motorsports website in the world.

“The 2015 MotoGP season was certainly a season to remember, and the 2016 championship is going to be full of good stories behind the paddock. I couldn’t be more excited to share them in Motorsport.com."

The fastest-growing motor sports website in the world, Motorsport.com is a technically advanced digital distribution platform, which provides worldwide, multimedia coverage resulting in over 180 countries this year.

“We are thrilled to have Oriol on board to head-up our MotoGP coverage team, to build on the great foundations we laid last year,” said Charles Bradley, editor in chief, Motorsport.com. 

“Oriol is a true paddock insider, and the relationships he’s formed with riders and team bosses alike – coupled with his writing expertise – will enhance our expanding Moto GP coverage going forwards. After 2015’s epic battlefor the MotoGP title, and all the sensational off-track drama, having his talents further positions us the most-trusted source for motorsports news on two wheels as well as four,” he added.

Today’s news follows the recent significant editorial hires, including Motosport.com NASCAR Editor Jim Utter, formerly of the Charlotte Observer, F1 Editor Jonathan Noble, also formerly from Autosport and US Editor David Malsher, formerly of Racer.

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