Morbidelli - A story of men and fast motorbikes
Morbidelli only had a short Grand Prix career, but in the
decade they raced they made an incredible impression, scoring four World
What makes this truly remarkable is that Giancarlo
Morbidelli’s team consisted of a handful of passionate mechanics and engineers
working in their spare time, while the Japanese factories they beat employed
hundreds of engineers and mechanics in their well-funded race departments.
This documentary tells the story of Morbidelli’s meteoric
rise in 125cc and 250cc World Championship racing and their later forays into
350cc and 500cc classes.
Along the way stars like Angel Nieto, Pier Paolo Bianchi,
Graziano Rossi and more add their tales to the story.
However, it is the ordinary working men behind the success
who make this such a likable and fascinating story.
Their camaraderie and shared sense of achievement shines
through, years after the bikes they sweated and slaved over last turned a wheel