In a difficult year like 2020, characterized all over the world – and in Italy in particular – by the Covid drama, there was no lack of sporting satisfaction for the Italian athletes. Among those who were able to raise the Italian flag, before the rain of Italian triumphs experienced in this 2021, there was also Enea Bastianini. The 23-year-old from Rimini, this year protagonist in MotoGP, a class in which he has already managed to conquer a podium placement in his debut season, 12 months ago he managed to graduate world champion in Moto2. A painful and well-deserved victory, which came by beating an Englishman – Sam Lowes – and two compatriots and friends like Luca Marini and Marco Bezzecchi.
– Enea Bastianini (@eneabastianini) October 12, 2021
The title of the ‘Beast’ only came at the last race in Portimao. An appointment, the Portuguese one, in which arithmetically all four of the first in the class still had a chance of success. The golden collar therefore represents a very special recognition, which comes directly from the top of Italian sport and which gives credit to thelast champion of the Italian two-wheeler world, in the hope that more titles will arrive soon. “A huge emotion. I sincerely thank Coni and President Malagò for this precious recognition“, Wrote Bastianini himself via Twitter, publishing some shots of the day.