Aprilia Racing Team Gresini

Aprilia, with 54 world titles, is the crowned jewel of the Piaggio Group's trophy case, filled with 104 world titles won by the Aprilia, Gilera, Moto Guzzi and Derbi brands..

Aprilia is one of the most victorious brands in motorcycle racing history, having won an astonishing54 world titlesin its young career. These are championship wreaths that Aprilia has won from 1992 to the present, 28 achieved since - in 2005 - the Manufacturer from Noale joined the Piaggio Group.

This is the Aprilia trophy collection:
• 38 titles in Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing (20 in 125cc and 18 in 250cc).
• 7 titles in World Superbikes (Rider and Manufacturer in 2010/2012/2014, Manufacturer in 2013).
• 9 titles in the Off-Road disciplines (7 in Supermoto and 2 in Trial).

In Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing Aprilia has won294 Grand Prix races and has won 52 (with another 121 podiums) in Superbike.
The Aprilia trophy case also includes the victory in the Superstock 1000 FIM Cupwith the RSV4 RF ridden on the track by Savadori.

But above all, Aprilia Racing has represented from its birth, an unrepeatable forge of talent. All the riders that have made motorcycling history in the last few decades have made their début on the bikes from Noale. Most memorable among these Max Biaggi who won three 250 world titles with Aprilia from 1994 to 1996. Loris Capirossi (250 World Champion with Aprilia in 1998), Valentino Rossi (125 Championship in 1997 and 250 in 1999), Jorge Lorenzo (250 Championship in 2006/2007), Casey Stoner (250 second place in 2005), not to mention Manuel Poggiali, Marco Simoncelli, Alvaro Bautista and Kazuto Sakata.

“It’s always risky to talk about expectations before a new season, but it is only natural when it’s an award-winning racing department like Aprilia Racing. Our trophy case in and of itself demands constant growth, a collective effort to arrive at a competitive level in MotoGP as well. On my arrival, I found a group with no lack of skill and passion, as well as extraordinary loyalty to the team colours which will be a fundamental part of our project. We can count on two extraordinarily talented riders who, although very different from one another, share the same extraordinary passion for this sport. It is no exaggeration to think of us as a ‘David’ against the giants of world motorcycle racing and I have no problem with this comparison since, in the end, David triumphed.”

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