WSBK – WSBK Qatar 2015: Max Biaggi deprived of desert –

WSBK Qatar 2015: Max Biaggi deprived of desert

WSBK - WSBK Qatar 2015: Max Biaggi deprived of desert -

Max Biaggi had trained hard for his last (?) Participation in a World Superbike event, this weekend in Losail … Unfortunately, a beast but nasty fall in MTB has just forced him to retire.

Eliminated at the first turn of the second round in on the Sepang circuit, the Roman Emperor wanted to take his revenge on the occasion of the 2015 World Superbike final which will be played this Sunday in Losail (read).

To the astonishment of his adversaries like Tom Sykes (read our during the presentation of the ZX-10R 2016), the n ° 3 Aprilia had benefited last week from four days of private testing – at night! – on the Qatari circuit.

Suzuki Crescent Voltcom team big boss Paul Denning tweeted on Twitter a "note to all reporters: please don’t sound surprised when Max is the fastest on day one while the Aprilia is on autopilot".

Mister Denning thus tackled the observers and commentators who were too ecstatic on the first place obtained by Max at the end of the first day of free practice in Misano, during the great comeback (#MaxIsBack!) Of the double world champion Italian (read our)…

In the end, the amazement is very real, but for a completely different reason: "No Doha, I regret to announce that I will not be able to take part in the last round of the World Superbike Championship !", warns Max on his official Twitter account.

"During one of my usual mountain biking workouts in the hills of Monte Carlo, I suffered a bad fall. Doctors diagnosed tearing of the left adductor, which severely affected my abdominals", he specifies.

"This situation unfortunately prevents me from participating in the races in Qatar. The Aprilia team and I were ready to do great things, I’m really disappointed !", concludes Biaggi. Goodbye podium, victory, Superpole, Tissot watch…

The ex-Grand Prix star, who is now around 45, will therefore have to be content with watching his young comrades pull out the big attack to shine in the Qatari spotlight: Chaz Davies and Tom Sykes, in particular, will compete for second place in the championship !

Max, for his part, will be able to prepare his defense … According to the daily La Repubblica, the pre-retired will be heard in a little less than a year by a judge in Rome: the Italian tax authorities who had in 2008, would claim a similar sum from Max…

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