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Akrapovic Conference Room Named After Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo's name has been linked forever with that of Slovenian high-performance exhaust manufacturer Akrapovic. At the end of a visit the 2015 MotoGP World Champion paid to Akrapovic, he unveiled a special commemorative plaque and received the honor of having one of the company's conference rooms named after him.
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Jorge Lorenzo has been using Akrapovic exhaust technology on his Yamaha motorcycle for quite a long time now and his recent MotoGP crown called for a special celebration.

The occasion was even better because Lorenzo is the hundredth world champion using Akrapovic exhaust systems. The list includes all the motorsports Akrapovic is involved in, with motorcycles, cars and more being added to the roster with each passing year.Jorge Lorenzo took the factory tour and signed autographs
Lorenzo's visit at the Akrapovic headquarters was a surprise the company prepared for their employees before the end of the year. Also visiting Slovenia for the first time, Jorge Lorenzo was able to see how the Akrapovic exhausts are being developed and manufactured.

Lorenzo is also one of the important figures in Akrapovic's racing history, as he is the first rider to give Akrapovic a world title in MotoGP with his 2012 championship victory, also aboard a Yamaha motorcycle.

Jorge Lorenzo is not new to having things named after him. Back in 2013, the management of the Jerez circuit decided to change the name of the famous final corner from Ducados to Jorge Lorenzo.

"For me to receive this is so special. Even more than the world championship. A few can win the championship, but there are even less with a corner to their name.

"Jerez was the first 'pro' track where I rode at the age of 10. I also made my debut here in 125cc, eleven years ago. Jerez will always represent something special for me. The first lap I will make tomorrow with my M1 is going to be terrific,"
Lorenzo declared back then. The ceremony took place on the very day he turned 26.

 
 
 
 
 

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