Antonio Cairoli

Antonio Cairoli is a 8 time world motocross champion from Sicily, an island off the coast of Italy. He is the second most successful Grand Prix rider of all time, only Stefan Everts has more championships with 10. Tony Cairoli raced his first professional race at the GP of Belgium in 2002.

Antonio Cairoli Gatedrop.com rider profile
Antonio Cairoli. Photo: KTM

Nationality: Italian

Born: 23rd September 1985 (age 31)
Patti, Sicily, Italy

Height: 172CM

Weight: 70kg

 

Bike number: #222

Social Media:
Twitter – @Antoniocairoli
Facebook – TonyCairoli222
Instagram – @antoniocairoli

Website: tonycairoli.com

Career Classes:
250cc. 2003-2008
450cc. 2009-Present

Current team: Redbull KTM Factory Racing (2010 – Present)

Previous Teams: Team Martin Honda Tiscali (2003), De Carli Racing Yamaha (2003 – 2009)

Notable Injures:

2016 – 2 broken ribs, wrist injury
2015 – Fractured elbow
2014 – Knee injury (at MXDN)
2008 – Torn Acl (Knee)

Grand Prix wins:  83   (20 in MXGP, 39 in MX1, 24 in MX2)

# World Championships:  9

2017 – MXGP World Champion
2014 – MXGP World Champion
2013 – MXGP World Champion
2012 – MXGP World Champion
2011 – MXGP World Champion
2010 – MXGP World Champion
2009 – MXGP World Champion
2007 – MX2 World Champion
2005 – MX2 World Champion

Career Results:

Professional

2017 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2016 – 2nd MXGP World Championship

2015 – 7th MXGP World Championship

2014 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2013 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2012 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2011 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2010 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2009 – 1st MXGP World Championship

2008 – 6th MX2 World Championship

2007 – 1st MX2 World Championship

2006 – 2nd MX2 World Championship

2005 – 1st MX2 World Championship

2004 – 3rd MX2 World Championship

2003 – No Points


Amatuer

2003 – 8th Italian Senior 125cc Championship

2002 – 1st Italian Junior 125cc Championship

2001 – 1st Italian MX Junior National 125 Championship

2000 – 3rd Italian MX Cadets 125 Championship,
8th
European 85cc championship

1999 – 3rd Italian MX Cadets 125 Championship

1998 – 1st Italian Minicross Senior Championship

1997 – 1st Regional Minicross Championship

1996 – 1st Regional Minicross Championship 


Interesting facts about Antonio Cairoli

  • Antonio Cairoli is the second most successful rider ever in Motocross World Championship history with nine world titles. Only Stefan Everts stands ahead of him with 10.
  • Tony Cairoli won his first world title at 20 years old.
  • At the 2016 Motocross of Nations Antonio Cairoli won the Mx2 & Open class race riding the smaller 250cc machine against the faster 450cc bikes. Only a few riders have ever done this.
  • Antonio Cairoli won his first race he entered on a 450 in 2007. Having rode all year on the 250cc machine he entered the Grand Prix at Donington Park in Great Britain as a wildcard in the Mx1 (450cc) class winning the overall with 2nd and 1st moto results.

 

 

 

 

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