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Category: Moto GP


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    Minor but comforting news on the state of health of Fausto Gresini, who has been hospitalized for over three weeks at the Maggiore Carlo Alberto Pizzardi hospital in Bologna.
    Doctor Nicola Cilloni: “Fausto Gresini's general clinical conditions are fragile, but slowly and progressively improving.He is conscious and combative. Radiological and laboratory tests also go in the same direction. He still needs to be supported by the mechanical ventilator, but blood oxygenation is progressively improving. He started physiotherapy to rehabilitate both breathing and muscles. He remains in critical and fragile condition with a long path of treatment, but the direction taken in recent days makes the prognosis, still reserved, more optimistic.


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    Fausto Gresini’s conditions remain serious, as the former motorcycle world champion is still  in the intensive care unit of the Maggiore Carlo Alberto Pizzardi hospital in Bologna. 

    Here is today’s s statement by Dr Nicola Cilloni: “Fausto's general conditions are unfortunately still serious. The lungs hit hard by the disease and by an overlapping infection are able to give oxygen to the blood only and aided by the mechanical ventilation machine. It is still necessary to keep Fausto asleep almost always to allow the mechanical fan to work properly. When he is periodically awakened, he is conscious and combative”.

  3. From 2022, the MotoGP project is reality

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    As a pleasant confirmation for an institution as solid as historical within MotoGP, from 2022 Gresini Racing will be again in the premier class as Independent team.

    The team led by Fausto Gresini, which is already present across all categories of the MotoGP World Championship, is back to its natural spot and will be relying on its own support only. A five-year agreement was signed between Gresini Racing and IRTA (2022-2026), a further proof of the commitment by the Faenza-based team.

    Gresini Racing has been present in the premier class since 1997 and therefore is among the longest-lasting teams and one with a very solid tally: 41 podiums, 14 wins and three runner-up spots in the category.


    “We’re happy to announce this agreement with IRTA, which will see us in MotoGP for five years starting from 2022. We will not be representing Aprilia as a factory team anymore, so we will continue as an Independent Team, doing so with as much will and commitment. There’s a lot of work to do and many things to define and communicate. Obviously we’re already working on this huge project, and we will reveal the details little by little. Stay tuned!”

  4. Line-up 2021

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    The new ‘electric’ line-up of Team Gresini has been confirmed, as the Italian squad places their hopes once again on young Italian riders. The new season will resume from the confirmation of Matteo Ferrari: the 2019 World Champion and 2020 series runner-up will be at the starting blocks of the new season, with the goal to remain at the sharp end of the series and try to reclaim the MotoE crown.
    Andrea Mantovani will be at Ferrari’s side. The 26-year-old from Ferrara lands in MotoE from the Italian Championship of Speed (CIV) – Superbike category – and he will test his skills for the first time with the Energica Ego Corsa machine. He will race with the number 9. 
    The first test of 2021 will take palce at the Angel Nieto Circuit of Jerez de la Frontera (which will host the season opener) in March. Two sessions of three days each – one from the 2nd to the 4th and the second one from the 29th to the 31st of the same month. 
  5. Thank you MotoGP

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    A year that was in many was an unforgettable one drew to a close, one which among the most – if not the most – difficult for the MotoGP World Championship. A season that could have even been cancelled due to the global pandemic but that despite all the limitations, reached the finish line with 15 races and a lot of emotions.

    Team Gresini, an institution that is present across all the World Championship categories, has completed a challenging season in terms of sporting result, despite the great affort fromall parties involved: a sincere thank you goes to FIM, DORNA SPORTS, IRTA and MSMA from all #GresiniFamily for organising to perfection this racing season despite the countless number of challenges brought by the virus. An incredible organisational work which must be highlighted and plauded.

    The wish we would like to send to everybody is for a serene off-season and to see each other again trackside. Together everything is possible.


    “It seemed almost impossible last March/April to even begin a MotoGP season, and now we can say we did it. 15 races and in full safety, really incredible. It’s been a huge effort from everybody, so as Gresini family I would like to personally thank the FIM, Dorna Sports, IRTA and MSMA to take to the finish line a championship in an excellent way, with a commendable work of containing the virus which allowed us to do what we like to the most with dedication and passion. It’s been a very difficult 2020 that we were able to go through together and I cannot wait to be back on track, while hoping that we can see grandstands full of fans and the paddock filled with people.”