World news – MotoGP team boss Gresini dies after fighting COVID-19

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Fausto Gresini, two-time 125cc world champion and experienced MotoGP team boss, died at the age of 60 after a two-month battle against COVID-19 in the Italian hospital.

The Italian was born at the Virus fell ill and was hospitalized in Imola on December 27th.

When his condition worsened, he was transferred to a specialized COVID care ward in Bologna, where he stayed until his death.

After Gresini initially Having fallen into a coma and assisted breathing, he showed signs of improvement in January and was brought out of the coma.

But in the past few weeks doctors had to put him back into a coma as he was against the one caused by the virus Fought pneumonia.

« The news we would never have wanted to give, and which unfortunately we have to share with all of you, » was the explanation.

« After almost two months in the fight against Covid, Fausto Gresini is few Days after unfortunately died on his 60th birthday.

« All Gresini Racing are close to Fausto’s family: his wife Nadia and the four children Lorenzo, Luca, Alice and Agnese … as well as everyone who has had the opportunity to meet him over the years to get to know and love. «  »

Gresini competed in the 125cc World Championship from 1983 to 1994 and won the title on Garelli machines in 1985 and 1987.

During his racing career, Gresini won 21 races in addition to his two world championship titles and achieved an impressive 47 podium positions .

After retiring from racing, Gresini founded the Grand Prix team that bears his name in 1997 and fielded Alex Barros on a Honda – the Brazilian achieved a podium at Donington Park.

Gresini’s team would 2001 won the 250cc title with Japanese star Daijiro Kato and promoted him to MotoGP the following year, where he achieved two podiums.

In an emotional 2003 season after Kato’s death in a fall during the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka Sete Gibernau would win four times for Gresini on his way to second place in the overall standings.

Gibernau repeated the feat in 2004 when Marco Melandri placed his Gresini Honda in second place in 2005 overall.

Gresini’s last MotoGP victory came in 2006 in Estoril, when Toni Elias defeated Valentino Rossi in an exciting encounter by 0.002 seconds.

In 2010 Elias brought his Gresini machine to the very first Moto2 world title, whereby Gresini Racing won a third world title in Moto3 with Jorge Martin in 2018.

At the beginning of December, Gresini confirmed that it would be an independent team in MotoGP again from 2022.

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