Paolo Pileri

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Paolo Pileri
Nationality Italy Italian
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1973 - 1979
First race 1973 125cc Austrian Grand Prix
Last race 1979 350cc French Grand Prix
First win 1975 125cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last win 1978 250cc Belgian Grand Prix
Team(s) Morbidelli
Championships 125cc - 1975
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
33 8 20 5 5 280

Paolo Pileri (31 July 1944 – 12 February 2007) was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racing World Champion.

Born at Terni, he won the FIM 125cc world championship in 1975 as a member of the Morbidelli factory racing team.[1] After retiring, he became a race team manager, guiding Loris Capirossi, and others. He is credited with discovering Valentino Rossi.