Tony Cairoli ends his profession in Mantua. After 18 seasons and 9 world championships, the Sicilian champion thanks the followers: “It was good to complete in entrance of them”.
The curtain falls on MXGP legend Tony Cairoli. An extended journey marked by 9 world titles ends, which made the Sicilian driver a world wheel icon. Nobody has ever been as aggressive as Tony Cairoli within the historical past of Motocross and we are going to hardly discover a legend of his caliber within the brief time period.
10,708 factors, 278 GPs, 552 begins, 355 podiums of heats, 182 victories of heats, 179 podiums, 94 wins, 93 pole positions, 9 world titles of which 6 consecutive, a title on the Motocross of Nations with Italy, three titles people to Nations. Tony made KTM an internationally acclaimed model for off-road bikes. And above all he has been capable of win the hearts of many followers like nobody has been capable of do. With humility, dedication, gritting his tooth in essentially the most troublesome moments, breaking data. After years within the mud it’s proper for the second of glory to come back.
Final unfortunate race
Within the final 12 months of his profession he closed in sixth place within the standings, after an unfortunate Wednesday. In race 1 he collided with Jeremy Seewer and retired because of a damaged gear lever. Within the second warmth he remained bottled initially and completed in tenth place. Followers nonetheless went right into a frenzy for Tony Cairoli. “It is wonderful how my profession has gone. When you’re a baby, think about that someday you’ll develop into World Champion. And it is nonetheless exhausting to consider it has been 9 instances“.
Unhealthy luck denied him the thrill of the final podium in MXGP, gained final Sunday. The 2021 season didn’t give the tenth world title. However he’ll nonetheless be remembered for his triumph on the Motocross of Nations. “I fought for the title till the center of the 12 months and I believe it was the most effective championships ever, though I used to be sorry I wasn’t capable of take part within the battle till the top. Congratulations to everybody for creating a unprecedented season. Due to all of the individuals who had been concerned in my “journey” and to all of the followers – Cairoli concluded -, it was good to be right here in entrance of them“.
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