Italian colleagues triggered the sad news late Monday that 60-year-old Fausto Gresini, a former racer, two-time 125cc world champion and Gresini boss, has lost his life after serious complications following a Covid-19 virus infection at Maggiore Hospital in Bologna. battle for life. Gresini contracted the Covid-19 coronavirus in December last year and has been in hospital since Dec. 27. The Italian was in an artificial coma for some time, after a slight improvement he woke up, then his condition deteriorated sharply, and he is also expected to die on Monday night as a result. The news is not official yet, as the Gresini team denied the allegations of Italian colleagues on Twitter. “Fausto is still with us, albeit in a very serious condition,” they wrote in a statement. https://twitter.co
On Wednesday, the Gresini Racing team, with their boss Faust Gresini in mind, unveiled a motorcycle to compete in the Moto2 and Moto3 classes, and soon after, news came from the hospital that Gresini was in an artificial coma as his health deteriorated after a December infection with Covid-19 virus worsened again. Yesterday, the Italian team prepared a press release regarding the health condition of their boss and former champion in the class up to 125 cubic centimeters, who has been fighting for his life in a hospital in Bologna since the end of December. His son Lorenzo reported the deterioration as early as Monday, and now the official statement has also been made by Faust Gresini's doctor, dr. Nicola Cilloni: "Fausto Gresini is still in the intensive care unit because his lungs are damaged to such an extent that he cannot
Encouraging news is coming from Carl Alberto Pizzardi Hospital. The health condition of Faust Gresini, who has been in an artificial coma since December 19 due to the severe course of the Covid-30 virus infection, is expected to slowly improve. As a result, doctors have already begun a slow process of awakening to allow for independent ventilation of the lungs. Nevertheless, the former two-time world champion in the 125cc class will remain in intensive care for some time to come. A statement from the hospital said: "Faust Gresini, who was transferred to Carlo Alberto Pizzardi Hospital in Bologna on December 30, is slowly improving. After arriving at the hospital, he was transferred to an artificial coma due to poor lung condition. the last few hours have seemed
Only next year, Gresini Racing will represent the Aprilie factory team in MotoGP, and with the 2022 season, the team will be independent of the factory team, but it is not yet known which motorcycle manufacturer Gresini will work with. Prior to Aprilia, they worked with Honda on the Faenza team. Aprilia is set to set up its own factory team after the end of the 2021 season, when the contract with the Gresini team expires. "We will no longer represent Aprilie as their factory team, but will continue to compete as an independent team," confirmed Fausto Gresini, who announced that more details will be known soon, including which manufacturer will supply them in the future. motorcycles. Gresini Racing and Aprilia have been working together since the 2014 season. Before that, they were at Gresini
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