MV Agusta to return to racing

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MV Agusta 125 S

MV Agusta to return to racing

Fogarty, who will run the factory-supported Mv team in the 2008 World Championship.

May 3, 2007 It’s more than 30 years, but italian motorcycle marque MV has finally announced its intention to to top-level racing in the World Championship in 2008, providing support to Carl Fogarty’s team. Team Foggy will be given some desirable tackle as they on the world’s best superbike but the job won’t be easy — and it with some very expectations.

Many will remember MV ‘s complete domination of motorcycle racing between and 1976, in which it won 38 drivers’ and 37 manufacturers’ championships — a achievement, followed by the collapse of the in 1980 as the Agusta family on its successful helicopter business.

its recent absence from the MV brand has always been with top level competition, and Claudio Castiglioni won’t be a mediocre debut: “When MV returns to World Championship it must be with the ability to be from the very first and to challenge for victory throughout the

“Everyone was impressed by the professionalism and of Fogarty’s team during five years with and we are confident they can deliver the we expect.”

Carl Fogarty is unsurpassed as the king of SBK riders, more championships and race to his credit than any other His success as a team manager has less encouraging; his Foggy team achieved two third with their three-cylinder in 2004, but the team was never in contention and folded after the end of an 2005 season.

MV Agusta 125 S

MV’s bike is as yet unproven as — early outings in the three races of the American AMA Championships have shown the needs a lot of work, with a placing of 10th for the MV F4-1000R 312 the might of the race-proven Japanese On the other hand, the bike has highly competitive in European racing.

Still, there’s no question knows his way around a motorcycle, and the time Foggy and Castiglioni forces they took the WSBK crown for Ducati. If MV is to repeat the competitive-at-all-costs philosophy made them such a success in the post-WW2 era, no reason they couldn’t be a once again.

At the end of the day, great news for a resurgent competition and its fans who are enjoying more competitive and exciting each year with the of major manufacturers now represented. rumours of BMW and Triumph superbikes in can only be a good thing particularly as MotoGP grids under the pressure of extreme costs.

Welcome back, MV, you’ve missed.

MV Agusta 125 S
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