Player Profiles #1 Antonio Cairoli

Antonio Cairoli bio

Antonio Cairoli

Date of Birth : 23/09/1985

Team : Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

No :  222

First GP : 2002, Belgium GP, 125cc

 

World Titles                        9 (2 MXGP, 5 MX1, 2 MX2)

First World Title                  2005, MX2

GP wins                              84 (21 in MXGP; 39 in MX1; 24 in MX2)

First GP win                       2004, GP of Wallonie, Namur, MX2

Last GP win                       2018, MXGP of La Comunitat Valenciana, Redsand, MXGP

2017 position in the Championship 1, MXGP, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

2017 FIM Motocross World Champion! 

 

Antonio "Tony" is an Italian nine-time Grand Prix motocross world champion and widely regarded as one of the greatest motocross riders of all time.

 

Cairoli was born in Patti, Sicily. He began his motocross Grand Prix career in 2002 riding a Yamaha. He was the 2005 FIM world champion in the MX2-GP class. In 2007 he again won the MX2-GP world championship as well as the English supercross championship. Cairoli claimed the 2009 MX1-GP FIM Motocross World Championship, and after moving to Red Bull KTM Factory Racing, successfully defended his title in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and MXGP 2014. 

 

Cairoli has won several motos on the Motocross des Nations, particularly in 2012 and 2013 when he managed to win every single moto he raced on. He lives with his wife Jill Cox between Rome, Italy and Lommel, Belgium, where he is training.