The two Bardahl Yamaha riders have been in impressive form since the opening round of the season in Australia, with three wins between them and with both finishing on the podium in every race so far. With two wins to his name it’s Krummenacher who leads the way in the championship standings with 90 points, while Caricasulo, the race winner in Assen, lies second in the standings and just 17 points behind his teammate.
The only rider to deny the Bardahl Yamaha pairing a win so far this season is GMT94 Yamaha Supported WorldSSP rider, Jules Cluzel, who took victory ahead of Krummenacher and Caricasulo in the heat of Thailand. Having missed out on the podium in both Aragon and Assen, Cluzel heads to Italy determined to get his 2019 campaign back on track with a strong showing in Imola, a track at which he won a year ago.
Kallio Racing Yamaha Supported WorldSSP rider, Thomas Gradinger, made history last time out in Assen. Gradinger was the first Austrian rider to step onto the WorldSSP podium after racing to an impressive third place finish.
The Kallio Yamaha rider heads into the Imola weekend keen to build upon this success and with another podium finish firmly in his sights.GMT94 Yamaha’s Corentin Perolari will be looking to break into the top five this weekend in Italy, having finished sixth in Assen, while the Kallio Yamaha pairing of Isaac Viñales and Loris Cresson will be looking for significant improvements in Imola, having finished eighth and 13th respectively last time out.