Pressured to go away his favourite quantity, the 21, Fabio di Giannantonio will put on the 49 in 2022, for his first season in MotoGP.
New to MotoGP, Fabio di Giannantonio appeared on the record of entries for the 2022 MotoGP World Championship with the quantity 49. However the quantity was not on the entrance of his Ducati in Jerez, throughout the disputed pre-season take a look at November 18 and 19. The Italian put an finish to the suspense although: he’ll journey effectively with the 49 subsequent yr.
The affirmation got here by a montage posted on social media, the place Fabio di Giannantonio hijacks a scene from the movie Males In Black during which the well-known actor Will Smith stars. See a video on the backside of the article.
The primary season of the Gresini rider, within the Moto3 class in 2016, was accomplished with the quantity four. His compatriot Francesco Bagnaia already had the 21, however along with his departure in Moto2, in 2017, Fabio di Giannantonio had recovered the 21. His favourite quantity, worn as a tribute to Australian pilot Troy Bayliss.
He was in a position to hold it in Moto2, from 2019 to 2021, however should depart it in 2022. Franco Morbidelli is already carrying it in MotoGP. Francesco Bagnaia had confronted the identical downside: not Franco Morbidelli’s 21, nor the 42 already attributed to Alex Rins. The Italian then made 21 × three = 63, therefore his plate quantity 63.
No sapevo come dirvelo… ve lo dico così che il finances per questo video period basso, date il benvenuto al numero 49 🔥🤙🏼
Grazie Will Smith per avermi interpretato (😂), ovviamente i crediti sono dei produttori del movie “Males in Black” pic.twitter.com/TF7YjxNL3x
– Fabio Di Giannantonio (@ FabioDiggia49) December 2, 2021