Antonio (Tony) Cairoli was born September 23, 1985 in Patti, Italy and in 2014 goes into the season aiming for his eighth world championship title. Already a recognized champion, Cairoli joined the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team at the beginning of the 2010 season, bringing with him his long-time manager Claudio De Carli.
He began his MX Grand Prix career in 2002 and won the MX2 title in 2005 and 2007. Cairoli set the bar a little higher taking the MX1 title in 2009 and reclaimed it in 2010, 2011 and again in 2012. He had a golden season in 2012 taking eleven victories, was second on one occasion and as twice third and went on in 2013 to take his seventh world championship title with another outstanding display of riding, tactics and consistency.
He is one of the most popular riders in MX1 competition and a great role model for younger team members.
|Team||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing|
|Hobbies||Jet Ski, RC Cars, Fishing, Snorkeling, Diving|
|Goals||To win eighth world championship title|
|Bike||KTM 350 SX-F Factory|
|Mechanic||Nazzareno Properzi, Riccardo Bonafede|