Fausto Gresini passes away. The official Facebook handle of Gresini Racing reads.
“The news we would have never wanted to give, and that unfortunately we are forced to share with all of you.
After nearly two months battling against Covid, Fausto Gresini has sadly passed away, few days after turning 60″.
Fausto managed the Gresini Racing.
Managed by two-time 125cc class World Champion Fausto Gresini, Gresini Racing has been in Grand Prix motorcycle racing since 1997.
Achieving prestigious results: in addition to the two titles won in 2001 with Daijiro Kato (250cc).
And in 2010 with Toni Elias (Moto2), 45 wins and 140 podiums earned. There is also the MotoGP runner up titles achieved for three consecutive seasons.
In 2003 and 2004 with Sete Gibernau. And in 2005 with Marco Melandri. Gresini Racing has also been home to top calibre champions such as Alex Barros, Loris Capirossi, Colin Edwards and Marco Simoncelli.