The Ricardo Tormo de Cheste circuit hosts the first private test of 2021 for Moto2 and Moto3 riders from this Wednesday and the day has started, how could it be otherwise, with a minute of silence for the death this Tuesday from one of their own, the owner of the Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 Team and the Indonesian Racing Gresini Team Moto3, Fausto Gresini.
The four riders of the Imola teams, Fabio Di Giannantonio, Nicolo Bulega, their personal bets in Moto2, and Gabri Rodrigo and Jeremy Alcob, riders who were already in the Moto3 structure last year, are honoring their boss by returning to the I work thinking of making the best of the dedications at the end of the campaign.
This morning Gresini Racing confirmed that Fabio Di Giannantonio, Nicolò Bulega, Jeremy Alcoba and Gabriel Rodrigo would continue with the planned work program. “After careful consideration, the Gresini Moto2 and Moto3 teams present in Valencia have decided to take part in today’s test. In the name and honor of Faust, all of them will use this legendary adhesive ”, they pointed out.
The four riders on their bikes took their place in the center of the track and were surrounded by the rest of those present, riders and technicians.
Fausto Gresini lost this Tuesday at the age of 60 the tough battle he had been waging against covid-19 since before Christmas. After spending an initial period of isolation at home, the former 125cc world champion (1985 and 87) was admitted on December 27 at the Santa Maria della Scaletta hospital in Imola. A few days later, he was transferred to the specialized center for Coovid-19 Maggiore Carlo Alberto Pizzardi in Bologna, where he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit with very low levels of oxygen saturation in the blood, was induced into a pharmacological coma and received endotracheal intubation. to help oxygenation of the organs. Unfortunately almost two months later he lost the fight.