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Andrea Iannone

Andrea Iannone

1989-08-09 (age 30)


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Smith to replace Iannone while doping ban lasts

Bradley Smith will replace Andrea Iannone for as long as he is under suspension for a doping violation, Aprilia has confirmed to

WADA calls to extend Iannone’s drugs ban to four years

The World Anti-Doping Agency wants Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone’s competition ban extended from 18 months to four years, as the appeals process begins.

Iannone CAS verdict could come before season starts

Andrea Iannone's lawyer has stated he is "confident" that a verdict on the Italian MotoGP rider's appeal against his 18-month doping ban can be achieved by July, when the season is due to begin.

Lorenzo now "convinced" of Iannone's innocence

Three-time MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo says he has been "convinced" of Andrea Iannone's innocence amid the Italian's 18-month suspension for doping.

Iannone grateful Aprilia didn't take 'easier' option

Andrea Iannone says he is grateful that the Aprilia MotoGP team didn't take the 'easier' option of ending his contract after his 18-month suspension from competition for failing a drugs test.

Ducati chief on Iannone return: "Never say never"

Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti says that a return to the Borgo Panigale marque for Andrea Iannone next season cannot be ruled out, after Pramac expressed interest in a reunion.

Pramac Ducati would be open to Iannone reunion

Pramac Ducati MotoGP boss Francesco Guidotti admits he would be open to a future reunion with his disgraced former rider Andrea Iannone in the right circumstances.

Podcast: Why Iannone's 18-month ban is so complex

Aprilia rider Andrea Iannone’s 18-month ban for a doping violation has put his MotoGP career in serious doubt, though he is now in the process of appealing the ruling.

Can Iannone's MotoGP career be saved? Prime

Can Iannone's MotoGP career be saved?

Having been handed an 18-month ban for testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid, Andrea Iannone's MotoGP days look increasingly numbered. Although his Aprilia team are steadfastly backing him, Iannone will be out of contract soon. Can he save his MotoGP career?

Aprilia boss slams "absurd" Iannone doping ban

Aprilia MotoGP boss Massimo Rivola says Andrea Iannone’s 18-month racing ban for an anti-doping infringement is “absurd” and vows to support his rider's appeal.

Iannone handed 18-month ban for doping

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone has been handed an 18-month competition ban for an anti-doping infringement, but prosecutors conclude he did not purposefully take steroids.

Why Iannone is not worth the trouble for Aprilia Prime

Why Iannone is not worth the trouble for Aprilia

Andrea Iannone's recent spat with Aprilia teammate Aleix Espargaro is only the latest episode in a catalogue of controversy that has dogged the one-time MotoGP winner in recent times. Regardless of the outcome of his drugs test, Aprilia stands to lose more than it gains by keeping him

Espargaro slams "super disrespectful" Iannone

Aleix Espargaro has branded comments Aprilia MotoGP teammate Andrea Iannone made about the level of input he had in the bike’s development “super disrespectful”.

Suspended Iannone unlikely to race in MotoGP opener

Andrea Iannone now looks unlikely to make the first race of the 2020 MotoGP season in Qatar next month, as a resolution on his doping case still hasn't been found.

Is MotoGP’s age of high-risk manufacturer swaps over?

The early signs are that the 2021 MotoGP season is unlikely to feature a massive reshuffle of riders. Jamie Klein wonders whether, in the current climate, Jorge Lorenzo-style big-ticket manufacturer swaps are about to become much more rare.

No verdict reached after Iannone doping case hearing

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone's doping case was heard by the International Disciplinary Court on Tuesday, but no verdict has yet been reached.

Aprilia: Long Iannone ban would end relationship

Aprilia Racing CEO Massimo Rivola has admitted that a long doping ban for Andrea Iannone would likely spell the end of the manufacturer's relationship with the Italian rider.

Iannone's doping appeal hearing date set

Andrea Iannone’s appeal hearing to have his FIM doping ban overturned has been set for February 4, which means he will miss the first running of the MotoGP pre-season.

"Surprised" Iannone issues statement over FIM suspension

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone says he was "surprised" to receive a provisional suspension over a potential doping violation, but insists he has "every confidence" that he will be cleared of wrongdoing.

Iannone provisionally suspended after positive drug test

Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone has been handed a provisional suspension after testing positive for an anabolic steroid, motorcycle racing’s governing body FIM has announced.

Aprilia's "extreme" gearbox solution to blame for fire

Andrea Iannone says his Aprilia MotoGP bike caught fire during the post-Valencia test because the Italian manufacturer was trying an “extreme” gearbox solution.

Aprilia to get new engine amid 2020 overhaul

Aprilia’s MotoGP engine is set for a fundamental redesign in 2020 as part of the RS-GP's overhaul for next season, racing department CEO Massimo Rivola has revealed.

Iannone "proud" to be first Aprilia MotoGP leader

Andrea Iannone says he is "proud" to have become the first rider to lead a MotoGP race in the modern era on an Aprilia after his brief spell at the head of the field in the Australian Grand Prix.

Rivola admits "anger" amid more Aprilia reliability woes

Aprilia racing department CEO Massimo Rivola has admitted his "anger" at the MotoGP team's recent reliability woes, following a Japanese Grand Prix outing compromised by engine issues.