Franco Battaini

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Franco Battaini
Nationality Italy Italian
Current team Cardion AB Motoracing
Bike number 2
Motorcycle racing career statistics
MotoGP World Championship
Active years 2005, 2012
Manufacturers Blata, Ducati
Championships 0
2012 Championship position NC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
18 0 0 0 0 7
250cc World Championship
Active years 19962004, 2006
Manufacturers Honda, Yamaha, Aprilia
Championships 0
2006 Championship position 26th (7 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
127 0 7 4 3 760
Superbike World Championship
Active years 2006
Manufacturers Kawasaki
Championships 0
2006 Championship position NC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
8 0 0 0 0 0
Supersport World Championship
Active years 2009
Manufacturers Yamaha (2009)
Championships 0
2009 Championship position 28th (5 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
1 0 0 0 0 5

Franco Battaini (born 22 July 1972 in Brescia) is an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. His best years were in 2002 and 2003 when he finished sixth in the 250cc world championship. In 2005 Battaini competed in MotoGP aboard the Blata WCM. He had a very unsuccessful season taking a best finish of 11th in Japan – where many riders retired from the race. In 2006 Battaini competed in the Superbike World Championship.[1] He will ride a Ducati in the 2012 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.

Career statistics[edit]

Races by year[edit]

(Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
1996 250cc Aprilia MAL INA JPN ESP ITA
23
FRA NED GER GBR AUT CZE IMO
19
NC 0
Honda CAT
Ret
BRA AUS
1997 250cc Yamaha MAL
13
JPN
21
SPA
14
ITA
13
AUT
14
FRA
12
NED
11
IMO
11
GER
11
BRA GBR
11
CZE
15
CAT
15
INA
12
AUS
12
14th 44
1998 250cc Yamaha JPN
Ret
MAL
Ret
SPA
12
ITA
11
FRA
11
MAD
DNS
NED GBR GER CZE
13
IMO
13
CAT
9
AUS
Ret
ARG
9
18th 34
1999 250cc FGF-Aprilia MAL
Ret
JPN
4
SPA
4
FRA
6
ITA
6
CAT
3
NED
7
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
CZE
10
IMO
6
VAL
2
AUS
8
RSA
10
BRA
Ret
ARG
Ret
8th 121
2000 250cc Aprilia RSA
6
MAL
13
JPN
7
SPA
10
FRA
11
ITA
5
CAT
5
NED
20
GBR
Ret
GER
7
CZE
7
POR
12
VAL
6
BRA
7
PAC
Ret
AUS
Ret
8th 96
2001 250cc Aprilia JPN
7
RSA
20
SPA
9
FRA
13
ITA
Ret
CAT
20
NED
5
GBR
13
GER
9
CZE
14
POR
9
VAL
14
PAC
8
AUS
Ret
MAL
6
BRA
10
10th 75
2002 250cc Aprilia JPN
10
RSA
2
SPA
4
FRA
Ret
ITA
6
CAT
5
NED
9
GBR
4
GER
8
CZE
Ret
POR
Ret
BRA
3
PAC
7
MAL
5
AUS
7
VAL
7
6th 142
2003 250cc Aprilia JPN
5
RSA
3
SPA
11
FRA
18
ITA
3
CAT
6
NED
2
GBR
7
GER
5
CZE
7
POR
6
BRA
Ret
PAC
Ret
MAL
6
AUS
4
VAL
8
6th 148
2004 250cc Aprilia RSA
10
SPA
Ret
FRA
8
ITA
12
CAT
10
NED
16
BRA
10
GER
9
GBR
7
CZE
Ret
POR
12
JPN
9
QAT
4
MAL
6
AUS
Ret
VAL
4
10th 93
2005 MotoGP Blata SPA
17
POR
Ret
CHN
Ret
FRA
17
ITA
18
CAT
19
NED
20
USA
17
GBR
Ret
GER
15
CZE
20
JPN
11
MAL
16
QAT
16
AUS
15
TUR
17
VAL
16
22nd 7
2006 250cc Aprilia SPA QAT TUR CHN FRA ITA
Ret
CAT
Ret
NED
13
GBR
18
GER
12
USA CZE MAL AUS JPN POR VAL 26th 7
2012 MotoGP Ducati QAT SPA POR FRA CAT GBR NED GER
16
ITA USA IND CZE RSM ARA JPN MAL AUS VAL NC 0

Superbike World Championship[edit]

Year Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
2006 Kawasaki QAT
19
QAT
20
AUS
20
AUS
22
SPA
19
SPA
21
ITA
18
ITA
23
EUR
EUR
SMR
SMR
CZE
CZE
GBR
GBR
NED
NED
GER
GER
ITA
ITA
FRA
FRA
NC 0

Supersport World Championship[edit]

Year Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos Pts
2009 Yamaha AUS
QAT
SPA
NED
ITA
11
RSA
USA
SMR
GBR
CZE
GER
ITA
FRA
POR
28th 5

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