The GARIBOLDI RACING TEAM after 7 years with YAMAHA as Factory Team has started in 2012 a new partnership with HONDA which has ended up with the 7th place overall in the World Championship MX2. The Team in 2013 will be engaged in every class of the World Championship MX1 and MX2 and also in the European Championship MX2. The Italian squad is well known to have won the 2009 European Championship and over the years has grown many young riders and talents. In 2013 the team becomes officially supported by HONDA MOTOR EUROPE for the MX2 series to raise the profile of Honda’s popular 250 machine while competing at the highest level in World Championship racing and will line-up the strong finnish Harri KULLAS in the MX2 and the new russian talent Vsevolod BRYLYAKOV in the European Championship. In the MX1 class the team will line-up the former World Champion and one of the best riders in the world, the italian David PHILIPPAERTS to fight for the title in the queen class.
|GIACOMO GARIBOLDI, involved in his family’s Fine Art printing business and as well in thoroughbred horses breeding, is a great passionate of Motocross and wished to create a new operation to give young selected riders the best support with a professional and structured team. The goal is to take talented young riders to compete in Europe at top level in the FIM MX-GP World Championship and in the USA in the AMA Supercross Lites, creating a unique operation involved on both sides of the Motocross world.|
|MASSIMO CASTELLI doesn’t need any introduction; one of the most appreciated and known technician in Europe; since 1982 has been associated with the top Team of the MX GP paddock and has won twice the Motocross World Championship with Dave Strijbos (CAGIVA) and Donny Schmit (YAMAHA-TEAM RINALDI). Champions under his care were Corrado Maddii, Bob Moore, Yves Demaria, Talon Vohland, Alessandro Belometti, Chicco Chiodi, Dave Strijbos, Edi Orioli (winner of the PARIS-DAKAR), and Ron Haslam on the CAGIVA 500cc in road racing.|
The Team has his new headquarters, workshop and facilities in Marnate (VA), just a few minutes away from the Milano Malpensa Airport.
For the 20123 World Championship season the staff will be completed with Nico Nogé mechanic od DAVID PHILIPPAERTS, Moriggi Claudio mechanic of the rider VSEVA BRYLYAKOV and Stefano Soligo mechanic of the rider HARRI KULLAS.