Lukas Pesek started racing minibikes in 1994. He won several titles in the discipline before moving on to road bikes and the Czech 125cc Championship in 2001. He dominated the series in 2002 and made a big impression on the European scene. He switched to the 250cc class the following year, in the European Championship, before being signed by Yamaha Kurz to race in 250cc Grand Prix as a sub for an injured rider. Pesek scored his first points at Phillip Island, but decided to move to the 125cc class in 2004, riding for Finnish team Ajo Motorsport.
The Czech rider landed a ride with the Metis Racing Team in 2005, riding a factory Derbi, managing a 19th place in the final standings. Pesek improved considerably in 2006, earning three podium finishes and sixth place overall in the final standings. In 2007 he established himself as a worthy challenger, finishing fourth overall. In 2008 Pesek moved back up to 250cc competition with the Auto Kelly – CP team and finished the season in 15th place. Staying with the same squad in 2009, Lukas increased his points tally but not his position, finishing 15th again.
For 2010 the Czech rode with Matteoni C.P. Racing onboard a Moriwaki MD600.
Lukas Pesek #52 - Matteoni CP Racing
Born: November 22, 1985
Lukas Pesek 2010 Moto2 Results
Matteoni CP Racing
Announced as a new 4-stroke MotoGP World Championship class, Moto2 will replace the 250cc category from 2010. This new category is intended to be a prestigious yet cost-effective accompaniment to the premier class of MotoGP. Some of the key characteristics of this new category of Grand Prix racing will be the single engine supplier and a single tyre supplier. Honda Racing Corporation was chosen as the engine supplier, while Dunlop, currently present in the 125cc World Championships are to provide the tyres.
Moto2 technical specifications - in a nutshell
Powered by a one-make 600cc 4-stroke engine, producing around 150hp, the Moto2 class will continue the 250cc series' pursuit of developmental excellence with the running of a prototype chassis -free from limitation.
No production bike parts will be permitted for the frame, swing arm, fuel tank, seat or cowling, meaning that these aspects of the machine will be left to the manufacturer and designers' discretion.
Electronic systems will be more limited than those previously permitted in 250cc, which had seen select factories bringing in traction control in recent years. Moto2 rules will allow for data loggers, ECU and timing transponders supplied by the organiser, with a maximum total cost of the ECU's components set at 650 euros. No other electronic control, nor datalogging systems, will be present on the bikes.
Experience the excitement of the Premier Season of Moto2 Racing as Lukas Pesek rides to capture the inaugural Moto2 Championship crown.