Paolo Pileri

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Paolo Pileri
NationalityItalian
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years1973 - 1979
First race1973 125cc Austrian Grand Prix
Last race1979 350cc French Grand Prix
First win1975 125cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last win1978 250cc Belgian Grand Prix
Team(s)Morbidelli
Championships125cc - 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.

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