Riders and Teams Niccolò Canepa

Niccolò Canepa

Niccolò Canepa is the first Italian to win an FIM Endurance World Championship after lifting the 2016/2017 title in just his second season with the GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team. The 2007 FIM Superstock 1000 Cup Champion has also competed in the MotoGP World Championship, Moto2 World Championship, WorldSBK Championship, WorldSSP Championship, and the Superstock 600 European Championship and his brings this wealth of experience to the GMT94 team.

Canepa is also the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team Test Rider and substituted for an injured Sylvain Guintoli for four races during the 2016 season, securing four top-ten finishes. He also filled-in for the injured Florian Marino in two races that season in the STK1000 European Championship, recording a podium (3rd) at Donington Park. In 2018, he will complete two wildcards during the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship for the Pata Team at Magny-Cours and one other round that is yet to be announced.

Personal Profile

Niccolò Canepa
Date of birth:14-05-1988
Place of birth:Genova, Italy
Nationality:Italy
Height:181 cm
Weight (kg)73 kg
Marital state:Married
Hobbies:Travel, cars, extreme sports

Career highlights

2017:World Champion Endurance, FIM Endurance World Championship / FIM EWC Riders Champion
2017:World Champion Endurance, FIM Endurance World Championship / FIM EWC Riders Champion
2016:Vice-champion FIM Endurance World Championship, GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team
2016:Vice-champion FIM Endurance World Championship, GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team
2014 :2nd WorldSBK World Championship Evo class, 13th overall championship
2014 :2nd WorldSBK World Championship Evo class, 13th overall championship
2013:2nd FIM Superstock 1000 CUP
2013:2nd FIM Superstock 1000 CUP
2012:20th WorldSBK World Championship
2012:20th WorldSBK World Championship
2009:16th MotoGP World Championship
2009:16th MotoGP World Championship
2007:World Superstock Champion
2007:World Superstock Champion
2006:2nd, European STK Championship, Italian Under 21 Champion
2006:2nd, European STK Championship, Italian Under 21 Champion