Marco Melandri  Player details

Marco Melandri

Marco Melandri - Superbikes

Country : Italy 
Date of birth  : 07/08/1982 
Location : Ravenna 
Height : 1.66 m 
Weight : 62 kg 

 

RIDER STATS from Marco Melandri

Nationality Italy
DOB 07/08/1982
Birthplace Ravenna, (ITA)
Residence Derby, (GBR)
Marital Status Single
Height 164 cm
Weight 61 kg
Website www.marcomelandri.it

 

PERSONAL DATA from Marco Melandri

Team Gresini Honda
Moto GP Debut Japan 2003
Starts 62
Victories 5
Poles 0 (Best grid 2nd, China/Catalunya/Turkey/Valencia 2005
Podiums 16
Titles 0 (Best finish 2nd, 2005)

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS from Marco Melandri

1996 Italian 125 Championship, 18th
1997 European 125 Championship, 4th, Italian 125 Championship, Champion
1998 125 World Championship, 3rd - 2 wins
1999 125cc World Championship, 2nd - 5 wins
2000 250 World Championship, 5th
2001 250 World Championship, 3rd - 1 win
2002 250cc World Champion - 9 wins
2003 Moto GP (Yamaha), 15th
2004 Moto GP (Yamaha), 12th
2005 Moto GP (Honda), 2nd. 1st Turkey, Valencia
2006 Moto GP (Honda), 4th. 1st Turkey, France, Australia
2007 Moto GP (Honda)

 

HOBBIES from Marco Melandri

Music, being a DJ, reading

Marco Melandri on Eurosport

Phillip Island WSBK: Laverty wins race one; Lowes, Haslam crash

Phillip Island WSBK: Laverty wins race one; Lowes, Haslam crash - 23/02/2014 - Superbikes

Voltcom Suzuki’s Eugene Laverty claimed the first World Superbike victory of the year at Phillip Island.

Phillip Island WSBK: Guintoli clinches race two win; Sykes third

Phillip Island WSBK: Guintoli clinches race two win; Sykes third  - 23/02/2014 - Superbikes

Sylvain Guintoli tooke a dominant win in the final World Superbike race at Phillip Island.

Guintoli clinches Phillip Island pole as Sykes crashes

Guintoli clinches Phillip Island pole as Sykes crashes  - 22/02/2014 - Superbikes

Aprilia will have not one, but two bikes on the front row, for the opening World Superbike race at Phillip Island on Sunday.

Crashing Lowes heads third practice at Phillip Island

Crashing Lowes heads third practice at Phillip Island - 22/02/2014 - Superbikes

Voltcom Suzuki’s Alex Lowes put in another dominant WSBK rookie performance in the final timed free practice at Phillip Island.

Day: Sykes the outstanding favourite

Day: Sykes the outstanding favourite - 19/02/2014 - Superbikes

British Eurosport’s World Superbike commentator Steve Day answers five of the key questions ahead of the opening round at Phillip Island.

Phillip Island WSBK test: Sykes ends on top

Phillip Island WSBK test: Sykes ends on top - 18/02/2014 - Superbikes

Reigning World Superbike Champion Tom Sykes finished the final World Superbike test atop the timesheets in Phillip Island.

Lowes chases Sykes in first session at Phillip Island

Lowes chases Sykes in first session at Phillip Island - 18/02/2014 - Superbikes

Voltcom Suzuki’s Alex Lowes toughed it out with reigning champion Tom Sykes in the opening session of testing at Phillip Island.

Phillip Island WSBK test: Laverty tops day-one timesheets

Phillip Island WSBK test: Laverty tops day-one timesheets - 17/02/2014 - Superbikes

Eugene Laverty put the much-improved Voltcom Suzuki at the top of timesheets on day one of testing at Phillip Island.

2014 World Superbike and Supersport entry lists released

2014 World Superbike and Supersport entry lists released - 30/01/2014 - Superbikes

Provisional World Superbike entries:

Portimao WSBK test: Laverty tops day-one timesheets

Portimao WSBK test: Laverty tops day-one timesheets - 19/01/2014 - Superbikes

Portimao WSBK test day one - conditions dry

Lowes on the pace at Jerez WSBK test

Lowes on the pace at Jerez WSBK test  - 28/11/2013 - Superbikes

Alex Lowes is on the pace during World Superbike testing at Jerez, setting a fastest lap less than a second slower than Tom Sykes.

Brookes confirmed with Milwaukee Yamaha for BSB 2014

Brookes confirmed with Milwaukee Yamaha for BSB 2014 - 12/11/2013 - Superbikes

Australian fan favourite Josh Brookes has switched to the Milwaukee Yamaha team and will race for Shaun Muir's outfit in both the MCE British Superbike

Aprilia finally confirm Melandri for WSBK 2014

Aprilia finally confirm Melandri for WSBK 2014 - 02/11/2013 - Superbikes

Aprilia have finally confirmed that Marco Melandri will replace Eugene Laverty in their works World Superbike.

Laverty brands Melandri 'a dirty rider'

Laverty brands Melandri 'a dirty rider' - 23/10/2013 - Superbikes

Eugene Laverty has lashed out at former MotoGP star Marco Melandri, branding him a dirty rider.

 
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