Shepherd have announced the signing of Italian frontrunner and multiple national champion, Andrea Pirani to their team for the 2019 season. The multiple ENS and European Championship podium finisher will join an already strong national lineup to attend all major races with his Velox V8. Furthermore Andrea will bring in his vast experience, helping with testing and developing future Shepherd 1/8th scale products. Andrea had the following to say about the deal:
I’m super happy to stay in a so famous team like Shepherd, composed by many drivers on the top level like Simon and Toni. For sure I will do my best to take the best results at 2019 races.