Italian Grand Prix motorcycle racer who is known for competing in several Moto2 World Championship events. He is known for his work with the Tasca Racing Scuderia Moto2 racing team and also shares photos of his bikes and from his races through Instagram for his over 60,000 followers.
He started his racing career in 2002 at Mugello where he competed in his first Worlf Championship race within the 125cc category. He then moved up to the 250cc World Championships in 2005. In 2010, he made his debut in the Moto2 World Championships.
He won the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul in the 125cc championship event in 2007.
He was born and raised in Rome and shared a photo from his marriage to Clarissa Cimini to his Instagram in February of 2019.
He competed in the 2003 125cc World Championships alongside his teammate Andrea Dovizioso and together they moved up to the 250cc category in 2005.