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EVR slipper clutch for 125 KZ. How Edo Vigna came up with the idea of developing a slipper clutch for karts after the success of this device on motorcycles, both racing and road. (p.m)

Edo Vigna has been in the motorsport world for over 50 years, first as a motocross rider and then as a technician, starting with the preparation of motorcycles for uphill races. His curriculum also includes a decade as a teacher of mechanics in a vocational training center. On leaving this job, he dedicated himself to his passion for motorcycles full time, achieving the first important milestone with a victory in the Sport Production Championship in 1992 with the Ducati 888.

In 1995 he was the technical and engine in-charge person for the Taurus Team in the SBK World Championship, finishing in seventh place and the best private team (a result which has still not be surpassed) with the late Fabrizio Pirovano. In 1996 he worked with the Promotor Team, winner of the SBK World Championship with Troy Corser. In 1997/1998 he was technical manager of Suzuki in the World Championship on its debut in the SS 600 class with the GSXR. Many other results followed over the years in various categories such as victory in the Italian Superstock Championship and third place in the European Championship in 2007 with the MV F4R and rider Luca Scassa.

Created by: cggiuliano - 28/01/22

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