TESTIMONIAL

Gianluca Facchetti

Biography

Date of Birth: 29 March 2000

Place of Birth: Treviglio

Discipline: Motocross

Gianluca Facchetti, born 2000, is one of the biggest young talents of Italian motocross. This season he joined the SDM Corse Yamaha Team, riding a YZ250F equipped with GYTR, with which he will compete in the European 250cc Championship.

A very important achievement of his career was the opportunity to ride for the newly-formed KTM De Carli Junior Team in the 125cc class, supported by the Italian Motorcycle Federation, in 2016.

One of his greatest successes came in 2017: at the beginning of the season after a bad injury that suffered him difficulties, Gianluca achieved one of his dreams becoming the Junior 125cc World Champion. Along with his previous successes he took third position in the 2013 European Championship and the win of one European race in 2016 together with victories of Italian Championships: 2017 International Italian Champion, 2017 MX125 Italian Champion and 3 Italian Championships in 2011, 2013 and 2016.

CAREER

Gianluca Facchetti

2011

1° place

Italian Minicross Championship 65cc class

2013

1° place

Italian Minicross Championship senior 85cc class

2013

3° place

European Championship EMX85 class (one race in Matterley Basin)

2013

7° place

Junior World Championship 85cc class

2014

5° place

European Championship EMX85 class (one race in Hyvinkaa)

2014

9° place

Junior World Championship 85cc class

2015

Competing in the European Championship EMX125 class

2016

4° place

European Championship EMX125 class

2016

1° place

Italian Junior Championship 125cc class

2017

1° place

Junior World Championship 125cc class

2017

3° place

European Championship EMX125 class

2017

1° place

Italian Junior Championship 125cc class

2018

1° place

Motocross Championship of European Nations 250cc

2018

7° place

International Italian Championship MX2