Caberg Drift Evo leading Samuele Cavalieri, making his debut in the Superbike World Championship with the Kawasaki ZX-10RR of the Pedercini team.
Born in Bologna on 7 June 1997, at the age of 14 he competed in the CISP 125 championship, but the following year he moved to CIV Moto3. He remained in the minor class also in 2013, but the following season he raced in Supersport, again in the Italian championship. His international debut took place in 2016, when Samuele competed in the CEV Moto2, collecting 59 points. From 600 to 1000, and in 2017 he made his debut in CIV SBK with the Ducati of the Barni Racing team, climbing on the podium at Mugello. The senior class is undoubtedly the most suitable for Cavalieri, who in 2018 remains in the CIV with Marco Barnabò's team, also competing in two European Superstock 1000 races as wild card. The following year he changes team but not motorcycle, and joins the Ducati Racing Motocorsa, finishing fourth in the overall standings and making his debut in the world championship Superbike in the round of Imola. 2020 was his best year, as he graduated vice Italian Superbike champion and ran six races in the world championship in the same category. The time was now ripe for a constant commitment in the premier class of derivatives and this year Cavalieri will compete in the SBK world championship with the Pedercini team and the new Kawasaki ZX-10RR.
Here is his comment after visiting the company headquarters and seeing where his Drift Evo are born: “I am happy with the agreement found with Caberg. It is a company made up of young and motivated people, with a truly avant-garde product for comfort and safety. I am happy and flattered by the trust they have in me and which I will try to reciprocate with the best results ".
Andrea Donghi, Product Manager of Caberg: “The agreement with Samuele is only the confirmation of our racing policy, which favors young and Italian drivers. We are happy to start a relationship with him that we are sure will continue in the future. It will be his first year in the Superbike World Championship, but we are sure he will be able to show all his talent ”.