This Tuesday morning, through Twitter, the Gresini Racing staff introduced the demise of its boss Fausto Gresini, at the age of 60, from the coronavirus.
The motorbike world is in mourning. This Tuesday morning, through its official Twitter account, the Gresini Racing staff introduced very unhappy information. Certainly, Fausto Gresini died of the coronavirus: “The information that we might by no means have wished to offer, and that we’re sadly obliged to share with you all. After practically two months of combating the Covid, Fausto Gresini sadly handed away, just a few days after turning 60 #CiaoFausto. “
Gresini had been topped world champion in 125cc, twice, in 1985 after which in 1987. The driving force had additionally spent his total profession on this class, profitable a complete of 21 races. Subsequently, the Italian remained in the center, turning into staff boss. In truth, in 1997, Gresini had based his personal staff, which bore his identify: Gresini Racing. A coaching that also exists at this time, 24 years later.
The information we might have by no means wished to offer, and that sadly we’re compelled to share with all of you. After practically two months battling in opposition to Covid, Fausto Gresini has sadly handed away, few days after turning 60. # CiaoFausto❤️ pic.twitter.com/mHMsDgunmb
– Gresini Racing (@GresiniRacing) February 23, 2021
Three world championship titles for Gresini Racing
Final 12 months, throughout a 2020 season already strongly disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, which nonetheless continues to rage all through the world at this time, it was nonetheless in a position to line up in the three classes motorbike that exist to this present day. The premier class, MotoGP, but additionally Moto2 and Moto3. On its document, the Gresini Racing staff, beneath the orders of Fausto Gresini, has a big complete of three world champion titles. The primary, in 2001, in the 500cc class, because of the Japanese Daijiro Kato. The second, in 2010, in the Moto2 class, because of the Spaniard Toni Elias. Lastly, the third and final, in 2018, in the Moto3 class, because of the Spaniard Jorge Martin. Along with joys, the Gresini Racing staff, nonetheless beneath the orders of Fausto Gresini, additionally skilled tragedies, with two drivers who died in the center of the race: the Japanese Daijiro Kato throughout the Japanese Grand Prix in 2003 and the Italian Marco Simoncelli throughout the Malaysian Grand Prix in 2011.