MotoGp: Andrea Iannone back on track: “I still know how to change gears”


Andrea Iannone has completed some laps on the Abruzzo international circuit. Together with the former MotoGP driver also Foggia, Fenati and Baiocco.

More than a year after the disqualification for doping, the former MotoGP driver, Andrea Iannone, has come back on track on a motocross on the Abruzzo International Circuit. Together with the number 29 there were Matteo Baiocco, Dennis Foggia and Romano Fenati. “Hi guys, today I came back on a motorcycle and it’s been fantastic. I still know how to change gears, I didn’t forget it. Today I was with Foggia, Fenati and Baiocco, these guys are training and I came to make some laps after a long time and it was wonderful. I send a greeting and a hug to all motorcycle enthusiasts”


The Tas judgement has broken the Vasto driver’s career, who will have to stay away from races until December 2023. He tried to impose himself on the sentence inflicted on him by the disciplinary commission of the Fim which sentenced him to 18 months off the circuits. But his legal defence didn’t convince the court and the WADA of food contamination. He tested positive to drostanolone in the 2019 Sepang GP, and his has become a “political” case which remedied him the maximum sentence (4 years).

The new guidelines introduced by WADA from the first of January of this year have created discussion. Athletes positive for cocaine and marijuana, will be sentenced for a maximum of three months, if the athlete will be able to demonstrate that he has used them outside the competition. Sanctions that could reduce to a single month if the athlete accepts to undergo a rehabilitation program. A turnaround that certainly angers Andrea Iannone. In a recent interview he has stated that he won’t stay away from the MotoGP paddock. He has some projects (manager or coach?), but we will know it just when it’s official.

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