10 reasons why Max Biaggi won the SBK World Championship

Yesterday at Imola, Max Biaggi won the 2010 SBK World Championship aboard an Aprilia RSV4. When he accepted the trophy he was wearing a t-shirt with a fifth star for this, his fifth World Championship, on the front and 10 reasons for his victory on its back. Here’s those reasons.

1. I’ve been chasing a fifth star for a long time.

2. I am the first Italian in SBK history to win the world title.

3. I am the first Italian to win a 250cc world championship with an Italian bike (Aprilia) and I wanted to be the first Italian to win in SBK with an Italian bike (Aprilia).

4. I have the hottest chick as my companion, and this helps! (Eleonora Pedron, ex-Miss Italia)

5. Enzo Ferrari was wrong, in a big way… ( Referring to the F1 constructor, who famously said “When a driver becomes a father, he loses one second a lap”).

6. I will never stop thanking Ducati for their refusal to sign me in 2009.

7. Aprilia and Piaggio are my second family.

8. Becoming a father has given me exceptional motivation.

9. At well past 39 years of age I can still keep everyone else in line.

10. I owed it to all my fans and the Italians.



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