Antonio Maeso

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Antonio Maeso
Born (1979-01-01)January 1, 1979
Madrid
Nationality Spanish
Known for Motorsport

Antonio Maeso (born 1 January 1979) is a Spanish motorcycling racer who was born in Madrid but moved to live in Almería, Andalusia as a child.

Early life[edit]

Antonio Maeso's motorcycling career started when he was just four years old and his father bought a small dirt bike for him. Although he started off-road racing very young, it was not until he was 15 that he entered his first road race. He participated in the 50 cc, 80 cc, and 125 cc categories until 2002, winning 4 county championships. He then moved to Superbikes, racing a Yamaha R1. Twice Spanish winner of the R1 Yamaha Cup, Maeso has been contesting the National level Superbike championship (called Extreme in Spain) since then. In 2007 he was a newcomer to the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy races, getting two finishing medals. He continued to compete in the hardest races in the world and in 2009 he came out with a 17th final position at the Senior TT race, lapping at 122,6 mph. For 2010 he will be one of the riders on the starting grid for the TT, competing in all solo classes.

Personal record[edit]

  • height: 173 cm
  • weight: 68 kg "wet"
  • Studies: High Technician of International Trade and Marketing and in Business Management & Marketing, Commercial English Technician.

List of victories[edit]

From 1995 to the present, Maeso has achieved victories in all national categories − 50 cc, 80 cc, 125 cc, in the Superbikes Regional Championship, and the Yamaha R1 Spanish Championship. He was the first Spaniard in more than 30 years to race in the Isle of Man, competing in the TT races there.

2007[edit]

  • Award for competing and finishing two races at the Isle of Man TT
  • Formula Extreme Spanish Championship

2006[edit]

  • Formula Extreme Spanish Championship

2005[edit]

  • Formula Extreme Spanish Championship

2003[edit]

  • Yamaha R1 Challenge Cup National Final Champion
  • Champion of the Andalucía Fam Series Championship (1000c.C.)
  • Champion of Challenge Yamaha-Cepsa Andalucía R1

2002[edit]

  • Champion of the Almería Supermotard Championship
  • Champion of the Almería Scooters 50 C.C. Championship

2001[edit]

  • Champion of the National Final of Yamaha R1 Challenge
  • Second Classified of the Fórmula Campeones cat "Motociclismo Superseries"
  • Champion of the Andalucía Fam Series Championship (600-1000c.C.)
  • Champion of Challenge Yamaha-Cepsa Andalucía R1

2000[edit]

  • Champion of Challenge Yamaha-Cepsa Andalucía R1
  • Champion of Regional of Murcia De 80 C.C Scooters
  • Second Classified of Regional De Murcia Automatics 50 C.C.

1998[edit]

1997[edit]

  • Champion of the Open 125 C.C. Production
  • Champion of the Castilla La Mancha 125 C.C. Production
  • Second Classified of the Regional of Murcia 125 C.C. Production
  • Second Classified of the Regional of Murcia 250 Gran Prix
  • 21 Clas. Europen Championship 250 Gran Prix

1996[edit]

  • Champion of the Murcia 125 C.C. Production Championship

1995[edit]

  • Champion of the Andalucía 125 C.C. Production Championship


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