Giacomo Agostini


Nickname: Ago

Nationality: Italian

Date of birth: 16th june 1942

Profession: Motorbike rider


Born on June 16, 1942 in Brescia but brought up in Lovere, Giacomo Agostini boasts an unprecedented list of victories: 123 wins, 159 podiums, 117 fastest laps, 15 world titles, and 10 TT wins.
He made his debut in the 1964 world championship on Morini. A year later, he was part of MV Agusta, and in '74, part of Yamaha. In 1975, he took home the Japanese manufacturer's first ever 500cc world title, while his last victory was in Germany in 1976, back with MV. A special moment in his career was his first 500cc title, which he won in Monza in 1966.
He loves DIY projects, precision, and stew with polenta. His favorite song is “La lontanaza” by Italian singer Modugno, Cassius Clay is his hero, and the titles won by fellow Italian Carlo Ubbiali are his first motorcycle memories. He now lives in Bergamo with his wife and two children.

Career milestones

1966 500cc World Champion

1967 500cc World Champion

1968 500cc World Champion

1969 500cc World Champion

1970 500cc World Champion

1971 500cc World Champion

1972 500cc World Champion

1975 500cc World Champion

1968 350cc World Champion

1969 350cc World Champion

1970 350cc World Champion

1971 350cc World Champion

1972 350cc World Champion

1973 350cc World Champion

1974 350cc World Champion