The news probably doesn’t surprise anyone as we’re all expecting for such a renewal, but what does surprise us is the fact that only three races were sufficient to convince the former SBK champion to keep competing for Yamaha in 2009. Company Iwata also came with the confirmation and with the completing that the Tech3 Team will also be surrounding the pilot’s name for next year.

An option in the contract noted that the 27 years old English pilot could keep riding in the saddle of the M1 and even though initially there were a few opinions which would have made us wait until September, the confirmation came immediately.

During the racing weekend at Estroil, Toseland made its debut with the new pneumatic valve engine, thanks mainly for a MotoGP debut.

Services that have removed any doubt Hervé Poncharal, Team Principal of Tech3, and also Lin Jarvis, managing director of Yamaha Motor Racing, which at about praised the work of the team: "We are very happy with our cooperation with the T3ch3 and Hervé Poncharal, because we want our partnership has a long duration, and we are delighted to note the significant increase competitiveness of the team this season.

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