ALEIX ESPARGARO'
ALEIX ESPARGARO'RIDER >

ALEIX ESPARGARO'
RIDER

Born in Granollers, Spain on 30 July, 1989. Spanish 125 champion in 2004, after a series of placements in the 125 and 250 classes, he made a name for himself in 2012 as the best rider astride a CRT (the ART developed by Aprilia Racing) in the Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing premier class, a result that he repeated the following year. 
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SCOTT REDDING
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SCOTT REDDING
RIDER

Born in 1993, Scott Redding took his first steps in World Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing astride an Aprilia in the 125 class. In the 2008 season, his rookie year, he took a win at his home GP in Donington Park. In 2010 he moved over to Moto2, where he would remain for four seasons, taking 3 wins and 11 podiums.
In MotoGP since 2014, as his best result, he boasts a third place finish at Misano in 2015 and Assen in 2016. 

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ROMANO ALBESIANO
ROMANO ALBESIANOAPRILIA RACING MANAGER >

ROMANO ALBESIANO
APRILIA RACING MANAGER

Born in Carrù (Cuneo) and a graduate of Turin Polytechnic with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Romano Albesiano began his career with Cagiva Motor S.p.A., where he also participated in the development of the 500 GP bikes during the 1991-94 seasons. From 1995 to 1997 he also worked at Fondmetal Technologies as aerodynamics project leader for the Mercedes AMG vehicles in the DTM championship (finishing in 1st place in 1995 and 2nd place in 2006) and the GT FIA championship. Returning to Cagiva Motor in 1998, Albesiano rose through the ranks to cover the position of Motor Vehicles R&D manager for the Cagiva and Husqvarna brands, as well as managing the sport operations for the Husqvarna brand, winning two world titles. Joining the Piaggio Group in 2005 as Aprilia brand Product Development Manager, Romano Albesiano is currently the Bike Technical Centre Manager as well as leading the Aprilia Racing team of technicians.

 

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DARIO RAIMONDI
DARIO RAIMONDIAPRILIA RACING SPORT MANAGER >

DARIO RAIMONDI
APRILIA RACING SPORT MANAGER

He advises on relations with all world circuits in order to facilitate the organizational and commercial aspects, in addition to the relationship with IRTA, Dorna, IMF, FIM and CIV. He's the reference point between the technical team and the marketing / sales, with the responsibility to implement the business connected with the provision of motorcycle racing for private teams in the various world competitions. He coordinates the drivers and logistics team. 

 

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PAOLO BONORA
PAOLO BONORAAPRILIA RACING PROJECT LEADER >

PAOLO BONORA
APRILIA RACING PROJECT LEADER

Coordinates the operations of the electronics technicians team, both in terms of hardware and software. Schedules electronic strategy developments based on both normal evolutions and feedback from the riders.

 

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STEFANO FERRO
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STEFANO FERRO
TRACK ENGINEER

Supervises the management of the motorbike engine on the track.

 

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OSCAR BOLZONELLA
OSCAR BOLZONELLASUSPENSION TECHNICIAN >

OSCAR BOLZONELLA
SUSPENSION TECHNICIAN

Physically prepares, overhauls and mounts the suspensions onto the motorcycle also dealing with all modifications requested by the pilot, engineer and head technician during trial run.

 

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GIANLUCA GIORGINI
GIANLUCA GIORGINITELEMETRY ENGINEER >

GIANLUCA GIORGINI
TELEMETRY ENGINEER

Deals with download and analysis of telemetric data. Is also responsible for all electric and electronic aspects of the bike, which includes control unit, software and wiring. While on the track, even a few seconds before starting, is able to make modifications to the motorcycle setting in real-time. 

 

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ALBERTO CAVEDON
ALBERTO CAVEDONAPRILIA RACING ENGINE ACADEMY >

ALBERTO CAVEDON
APRILIA RACING ENGINE ACADEMY

On-track manager in charge of monitoring and maintenance of the engine and mechanical parts connected to it.

 

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FAUSTO GRESINI
FAUSTO GRESINITEAM MANAGER >

FAUSTO GRESINI
TEAM MANAGER

He manages the logistic, the relations with the race directors and everything concerning the sport regulation of the championship. He is able to solve all the last minute needs, from the logistic point of view and regarding the team members. 

 

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GIUSEPPE BUSATO
GIUSEPPE BUSATOAPRILIA RACING ENGINE ACADEMY >

GIUSEPPE BUSATO
APRILIA RACING ENGINE ACADEMY

On-track manager in charge of monitoring and maintenance of the engine and mechanical parts connected to it. 

 

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GIOVANNI MATTAROLLO
GIOVANNI MATTAROLLOVEHICLE ENGINEER >

GIOVANNI MATTAROLLO
VEHICLE ENGINEER

In charge of managing the technical aspects of the MotoGP project. He oversees the evolution of the bike, interaction with technical partners and with the Championship organisation concerning any technical aspects. In the racing department he organises and supervises the work done by the team of engineers and designers. 

 

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ERKKI SIUKOLA
ERKKI SIUKOLAELECTRONIC ENGINEER >

ERKKI SIUKOLA
ELECTRONIC ENGINEER

Works in close contact with the rider, crew chief and telemetrist. Receives feedback and creates the suitable "maps" for the electronics controls.

 

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GIULIO NAVA
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GIULIO NAVA
CREW CHIEF

Coordinates operations for the team of technicians who work on the bikes during the race weekend.

 

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GUIDO FONTANA
GUIDO FONTANATELEMETRY ENGINEER >

GUIDO FONTANA
TELEMETRY ENGINEER

Deals with download and analysis of telemetric data. Is also responsible for all electric and electronic aspects of the bike, which includes control unit, software and wiring. While on the track, even a few seconds before starting, is able to make modifications to the motorcycle setting in real-time. 

 

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LINO ZAMENGO
LINO ZAMENGOTIRE AND FUEL MECHANIC >

LINO ZAMENGO
TIRE AND FUEL MECHANIC

He's in charge of fuel and tyres while on the track as well as their assembly (along with tires technicians), maintenance and all systems apt to always keep them in check (thermo-covers, pressure regulators, thermometers).

 

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EDDY BOSI
EDDY BOSITIRE AND FUEL MECHANIC >

EDDY BOSI
TIRE AND FUEL MECHANIC

He's in charge of fuel and tyres while on the track as well as their assembly (along with tires technicians), maintenance and all systems apt to always keep them in check (thermo-covers, pressure regulators, thermometers).

 

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CARLO TOCCAFONDI
CARLO TOCCAFONDICHIEF MECHANIC >

CARLO TOCCAFONDI
CHIEF MECHANIC

Coordinates the activity of the mechanics engaged on the motorbike, acknowledging the directives of the project leader. 

 

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JEROME GALLAND
JEROME GALLANDMECHANIC >

JEROME GALLAND
MECHANIC

Aprilia Racing mechanics are the "hand" of each team. They are responsible of the mechanical part as a whole of the motorcycle. They deal with the preparation, maintenance and repairs in case of failures or breakages. Once at HQ, they handle the spare parts stock. 

 

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ANTONIO MIR MORANGUES
ANTONIO MIR MORANGUESMECHANIC >

ANTONIO MIR MORANGUES
MECHANIC

Aprilia Racing mechanics are the "hand" of each team. They are responsible of the mechanical part as a whole of the motorcycle. They deal with the preparation, maintenance and repairs in case of failures or breakages. Once at HQ, they handle the spare parts stock.

 

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FRANCO BORJA
FRANCO BORJAMECHANIC >

FRANCO BORJA
MECHANIC

Aprilia Racing mechanics are the "hand" of each team. They are responsible of the mechanical part as a whole of the motorcycle. They deal with the preparation, maintenance and repairs in case of failures or breakages. Once at HQ, they handle the spare parts stock.

 

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LUIGI ZUCCHI
LUIGI ZUCCHITRACK ENGINEER >

LUIGI ZUCCHI
TRACK ENGINEER

Supervises the management of the motorbike engine on the track.

 

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IVANO MANCURTI
IVANO MANCURTICHIEF MECHANIC >

IVANO MANCURTI
CHIEF MECHANIC

Coordinates the activity of the mechanics engaged on the motorbike, acknowledging the directives of the project leader.

 

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MAURIZIO VISANI
MAURIZIO VISANIMECHANIC >

MAURIZIO VISANI
MECHANIC

Aprilia Racing mechanics are the "hand" of each team. They are responsible of the mechanical part as a whole of the motorcycle. They deal with the preparation, maintenance and repairs in case of failures or breakages. Once at HQ, they handle the spare parts stock. 

 

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ALBERTO PRESUTTI
ALBERTO PRESUTTIMECHANIC >

ALBERTO PRESUTTI
MECHANIC

Aprilia Racing mechanics are the "hand" of each team. They are responsible of the mechanical part as a whole of the motorcycle. They deal with the preparation, maintenance and repairs in case of failures or breakages. Once at HQ, they handle the spare parts stock. 

 

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ROBERTO MARINONI
ROBERTO MARINONIMECHANIC >

ROBERTO MARINONI
MECHANIC

Aprilia Racing mechanics are the "hand" of each team. They are responsible of the mechanical part as a whole of the motorcycle. They deal with the preparation, maintenance and repairs in case of failures or breakages. Once at HQ, they handle the spare parts stock.  

 

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MARCO GRIFFONI
MARCO GRIFFONIAPRILIA RACING ENGINE ACADEMY >

MARCO GRIFFONI
APRILIA RACING ENGINE ACADEMY

On-track manager in charge of monitoring and maintenance of the engine and mechanical parts connected to it.

 

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MICHELE MASINI
MICHELE MASINITEAM COORDINATOR >

MICHELE MASINI
TEAM COORDINATOR

Manages all team competition logistics aspects: organises accommodations at the circuit, takes care of shipping the material, assists technicians and engineers in requests that are not strictly technical, interacts with the championship organisation and management at the various circuits.

 

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FRANCESCO BEZZE
FRANCESCO BEZZEAPRILIA RACING MARKETING AND SALES COORDINATOR >

FRANCESCO BEZZE
APRILIA RACING MARKETING AND SALES COORDINATOR

Manages the marketing operations related to the Racing area in support of business and Aprilia Racing Brand promotion; responsible for the on-track experience for all guests and clients, in addition to coordinating all Racing digital operations and strategies. 

 

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ANDREA ZOCCARATO
ANDREA ZOCCARATOPRESS RACING COORDINATOR >

ANDREA ZOCCARATO
PRESS RACING COORDINATOR

Coordinates press operations, relations with specialised and non specialised journalists, conducting interviews, taking photographs and video. Manages the riders' schedule during the race weekend.

 

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