Waiting for the new season to startwith the races scheduled for 2021, great preparations have been carried out for the Fantic Racing official Teams and riders! Plus, intense training and accurate tests to be ready at the starting gate! Everything has been taken care of to the smallest detail, even photos and video-shooting are ready to inaugurate the new season.
Here is a quick summary of the Fantic Motor Official Teams for the 2021 season:
Motocross: the Fantic Factory Team Maddii, the team that shows Corrado Maddii and his son Marco joining forces, will compete in the EMX250 European Championship with the Fantic XX250 2-stroke bikes, where they will also challenge 4-stroke bikes. The new XX250s will be ridden by Nicolas Lapucci, current Italian MX1 champion, and young German rider Maximilian Spies. In the 125 2-stroke European Championship the Norwegian Haakon Osterhagen and Matteo Russi will try to repeat the 125cc bikes continental title obtained by Fantic with the debut of the XX125 last year.
In the 250 2-stroke European Championship, Federico Tuani will try to step up from his second place in 2020, aiming for the title!
The whole team of young talents of Fantic Factory Team Maddii will debut on February 28th in Riola Sardo, at the opening round of the Internazionali d'Italia Motocross Championship.
Enduro: the Fantic Factory E50 Racing, directed by Simone Albergoni, makes its debut in the Enduro World Championship, boasting two Top Riders of the calibre of Loic Larrieu, E1 World Champion, and Davide Guarneri in his team. The two riders will race withthe brand new Fantic XEF 250 4-stroke .
In the Youth category, the highlights are onEmanuele Facchetti (XEF 250), Daniele del Bono and Simone Trapletti (XE125):the three young talents will compete in the Italian Enduro Championship and the Assoluti d'Italia starting in Passirano (BS) on March 7th, together with Larrieu and Guarneri, where the latter will be riding the XE125 exceptionally.
The Fantic d'Arpa Racing Team will race in the Junior World Championship with the XEF 250 entrusted to the young talent Jed Etchells, vice-champion of the Youth 125 category. Kevin Cristino and Alvin Norrbin will be riding the XE125 in the Youth 125 category. The team has reconfirmed Giulio Mancuso, current Senior 125 champion with the Fantic XE125.
The trident in the enduro is completed by the Fantic Jet Racing team with another pair of young talents, Harry Edmondson and Riccardo Fabris, who will compete in the World Youth and National Championships, riding the XE125.