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Old 02-18-2015, 04:23 AM   #1
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Bayliss to replace Giugliano at Phillip Island

Triple World Superbike Champion is set to race at his home circuit once again

Bayliss to replace Giugliano at Phillip Island

THREE time World Superbike Championship Troy Bayliss is set to replace Racing’s injured Davide Giugliano at this weekends World Superbike season opener.

Giugliano’s crashed occurred at Phillip Island’s Turn 11 at which he highsided. After being transported to the medical centre and then later to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, it was confirmed via a CAT scan that there were fractures sustained to the L1 and L2 vertebrae.

It was released yesterday that the Italian would not be riding in the first round of the 2015 WSBK Championship and that he would not be replaced, however Racing have announced that 45-year-old Bayliss will ride the Ducati Panigale at his home circuit.

Bayliss explained: “I want to start by saying that I really feel for Davide and that it’s a real shame for his season to be starting in this way.

“The desire to be able to return to the track and see the home crowd and the Ducatisti has always been strong, ever since I last raced.”

“Also Phillip Island, one of my favourite tracks, is celebrating its 25th anniversary of World Superbikes. This gave me the idea to compete as a wildcard and work with the Ducati Superbike technicians once again,” Bayliss added.

“I know it’s going to be a very difficult weekend, also because it’s a while since I’ve ridden the Superbike but I do know the track well and so hope to get back into it after a few laps.

“I’ll try to enjoy myself and will of course be doing my best to score a good result and put on a good show for the public.”

Giugliano has been told to rest for 90 days and will fly home to Italy for rehabilitation and further checks.

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