Date of Birth: 16 October 1999
Place of Birth: Montecchio Emilia
At 3 years old he got the chance to try a go-kart for the first time and the next year he really found his passion after riding a minimoto. In 2007 Nicolò attended the Minimoto Italian Championship with Team Speedy Sport and got faster and faster throughout the year. He finished 20th in the first and 6th in the final race. In his second year he ended the Championship in 4th place with 2 podiums in the Junior A (2S) category.
In 2009 he became an official rider for the Stefano Zanetti team and won the Emilia Romagna Regional Championship at the penultimate race of the season. The year after Nicolò took on the MiniGP Italian Championship in Davide Capirossi’s team. He finished the season in 4th place in the Italian Championship and 3rd in the European Championship taking part in a single race in Germany.
In 2011 Bulega moved to TEAM RMU and won the MiniGP 50 Italian Champsionship at the penultimate race of the season. He was crowned European Champion in France. In 2012, with the same team, he won the 125 PreGP Italian Championship as a debutant.
The results kept coming. In 2013 when Bulega, with the family team JNB Sport Business, again on his debut, won the championship in the 250 PreGP category finishing 1st in 6 of the 6 races. Nicolò started his experience in the VR46 Riders Academy in 2014 and lined up at the start of the Spa- nish CEV with the Calvo team – Moto3, finishing 6th.
In 2015 Nicolò made his first appearance in the MotoGP Moto3 World Championship racing at the Valencia Grand Prix as a wild card on a KTM RC 250 GP for the SKY Racing Team VR46. Nicolo’ won the Moto3 Junior World Championship, affirming himself as the first ever Italian rider to win a championship in one of the CEV categories.
The year after, he officially participated in the Moto3 World Championship. At the Qatar Grand Prix, the first race of the season, he finished 6th after a long fight with the leading group. At the Spanish Grand Prix, he got his first pole position and his first podium in the World Championship. 3rd place in Japan and Nicolò ended the season in 7th place with a score of 129 points.
In the following 2 seasons, Bulega attended the Moto3 World Championship with the same team and bike. 2019 was the first year in Moto2 World Championship with the Sky Racing Team.
In 2020 Nicolò will face a new challenge. He is the official rider of the Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 team.
17° Position Moto2 World Championship
12° Position Moto3 Junior World Championship
7° Position Moto3 Junior World Championship
Moto3 Junior World Champion
PreGP 250 Italian Champion
PreGP 125 Italian Champion
MiniGP50 Italian Champion
MiniGP50 European Champion