Many pilots and characters from the world of MotoGP they echoed the saddest news in recent days. Fausto Gresini died at the age of 60 after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and being hospitalized for almost two months in serious condition. This Monday the news was confirmed after many had circulated a false rumor of the death of the Aprilia team leader. «It’s a sad day” wrote Marc Márquez on his Twitter account.
The Spaniard, who continues to recover from his shoulder injury, sent a heartfelt message of condolences to all of Gresini’s relatives. «Today is a sad day for the whole motorcycling family. I take my encouragement to the relatives, friend already Gresini Racing. Rest in peace Fausto, “wrote the Honda team rider on his social networks after the news was confirmed.
The official MotoGP account also spoke about it. Several publications began in the morning of this Tuesday, after knowing the death of Gresini. «A legendary and universally popular figure, whose impact on sport will never be forgotten. A champion on the track, off the track and a champion in our hearts. We will never forget you Faust ».
The current MotoGP World Champion, Joan Mir, used his social networks to remember the figure of Gresini. Terrible news for the motorcycling family. Rest in peace Fausto and a lot of strength for his whole family and the Gresini Racing team ”, he commented. In addition to team manager, Gresini was twice World Champion in the 125 category (today Moto3).
One of the teams with which he competed in his sports career on the motorcycle, was with Sling. That is why the official Twitter of Honda Racing Team expressed his condolences to this unforgettable figure in the Paddock. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Fausto Gresini, a man who reached great heights as a pilot and as an owner. We want to thank Fausto for his years as a driver, team owner, partner and competitor.
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