The SAG team, that Luis Salom raced with, has decided to continue to compete in the World Championship but will not substitute the rider who lost his life at Barcelona. The team has communicated its decision with a brief press release, the content of which is as follows:
"After living the worst thing the motorcycle racing sports can give to any supporter of this amazing sport, the SAG Racing Team will continue participating in the MotoGP World Championship to honor Luis Salom. The support shown by fans, professional colleagues, teams, riders, friends and, especially, the courage of the Salom family with their humble words and overcoming attitude, has allowed us to keep going and for that reason we will be eternally grateful.
The structure from Barcelona travels to the mythical circuit of Assen next weekend, the oldest of the MotoGP World Championship, to face the 8th round of the present campaign only with Jesko Raffin. The plan of Edu Perales squad is to maintain the team with just one rider until the end of the season and fulfill like this the goals set by the sports-millions-EMWE-SAG Team of Jesko Raffin."