BORGO PANIGALE, Italy – Spanish rider Xavier Forés will substitute for injured rider Davide Giugliano in the next two rounds of the Superbike World Championship for Aruba.it Racing/Ducati Superbike Team.
Giugliano’s recovery continues, and the Italian rider was examined at the Policlinico di Modena just a few days ago. Davide is making good progress and will be able to resume his training later this week. Giugliano is expected to return to racing at the fifth championship round, taking place at Imola over the weekend of May 8-10.
“I’m really pleased to have this opportunity with the factory team,” said Fores. “I couldn’t wait to get back to racing after the final round of the 2014 IDM and so I’ve been training hard over the winter. The fact that my first race of the 2015 season will be run at Aragón is fantastic because I’ll be racing at home in Spain, at a track I really enjoy. I also know Assen well, and was fast in the IDM race held there last year, so I’m confident I’ll be able to do well. I can’t wait to get on track and thank my team, the 3C Racing Team, and of course the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team for putting their faith in me.”