Vallelunga – October 2018

In SBK Michele Pirro closes the games. It proves once again that he is the Champion. The Ducati Barni Racing rider has won the last race in Vallelunga, a triumph that crowns him Italian Champion ELFCIV 2018, 6th Italian title for him.

Michele Pirro, besides being a great rider in the Italian championship, has been the Official Test rider since 2013 for the development of Ducati motorcycles with the Ducati MotoGP Team covering more than 10,000 km per year. He is a reference person for the entire Ducati world as well as for its riders, who supports during all the races of the queen class as well as participating as wildcards with the official bike in some stages such as Misano, Mugello and Valencia.

Rudy Project is proud to support this winning Champion and to have it side by side until the conquest of a new title.

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Cristiano Barbazza, President and CEO Rudy Project: “For years we have been with Michele, he is an important testimonial who always wears our active lifestyle glasses in the paddock, on the podium and in moments of relax. We know the great value of the rider and for this reason we are happy to have once again climbed the Italian Superbike podium “.

Michele Pirro, Rider Barni Racing and Test Rider Ducati MotoGP: “I’m very happy with how the Italian Championship ended because winning another title is always important, especially in a season where I had a very serious accident, it was not easy to come back to run at high levels, but thanks to the commitment and support of all I brought home the Championship. I am very happy and honored to wear Rudy Project products as a great cycle enthusiast. Rudy Project wears the most important and best cycling team; having such a valid product is a source of pride, I thank them for the support given this season and I share this success with them. “

Fabio Barchitta, CEO & Founder Fastback Sport Marketing: “I congratulate for this further milestone reached by Michele, who manages to easily and efficiently move from one bike to another (MOTOGP AND SUPERBIKE) that have totally different characteristics, such as power, acceleration , braking, weight, electronics … ..E 2 wheels also for his many bike training where he successfully uses Rudy Project products. In short, a great professional “.