Fausto Gresini dead at 60: Ex-MotoGP champ dies days after 60th birthday following Christmas Eve positive Covid test

“After nearly two months battling against Covid, Fausto Gresini has sadly passed away, few days after turning 60.”. Gresini, born in Imola – Italy, began racing aged 17 and in 1983 joined the MBA team. Gresini raced 132 times in total accumalating 21 victories in total, 15 second places and 11 third places. Tributes following Gresini’s passing have flooded in with the Petronas Yamaha racing team writing: “We are truly saddened to hear that Fausto Gresini has passed away. “Our condolences and thoughts are with his family, team and all those close to him. Former MotoGP would champion Casey Stoner added: “I am so saddened at the news of Fausto Gresini.

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