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1 May 2016

Nippo: New yersey and team unveiled

With the occasion of the presentation of the official motorbike of Giro d’Italia by Kawasaki, the UK champion of Superbike and Damiano Cunego have been unveiling the special edition Giro d’Italia jersey of the NIPPO Vini Fantini team.

Looking forward to the week-end of Superbike in Imola, the world champion Jonathan Rea, official biker of Kawasaki, have been doing a very special training, with two wheels, but with no engine at all, on his bike.

The official jersey, realized with the traditional #OrangeBlue, but reviews by the design, will be used by the team only for the Giro d’Italia and the Tour of Japan, the most important events of team calendar. Damiano Cunego give as present also one of the brand new jersey to the Supewrbike driver, signed by him, receiving as gift from Jonathan Rea a wonderful tracksuit of Kawasaki.

Damiano Cunego comments with this words the event: “To ride inside a motor track as Imola is always something particular, in a special way for me as engine and race addicted! As many people knows, the Rally racing is my second passion, but also motorbike races are very engaging for me. The riders are crazy as much as us and the Superbike is fantastic with many overtaking. Today I really enjoyed to know personally Jonathan Rea and to wear my new special edition jersey, thanks to MS Tina. I can’t stand to wear it again for a simple reason. When I will do it I will be starting Giro d’Italia. For me his a big honor to take part to the pink ride. I’ve been preparing so much to be at the top of my condition for the Giro d’Italia, where I want to win at least one stage.”

Francesco Pelosi, the General Manager of the team: “The Japanese world is always more important for us, we made a great presentation in Kawasaki, Japanese partner of the Giro d’Italia 2016, with our new official jersey, in special edition Giro d’Italia and Tour of Japan, because they are the two most important races of our European and Asian calendar. The most important news is the introduction of the white on the jersey, in honor of the NIPPO Corporation main color, without loosing our main identity #OrangeBlue.”

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