MV Agusta and Carl Fogarty, joined forces for an assault on this years World Superbike Championship, with Fogarty's British-based team as MV Agusta's factory-supported outfit.
The partnership recreates the relationship Castiglioni and Fogarty enjoyed when the rider won the first of his two World Superbike titles in 1994 and 1995 for Ducati, then owned by Castiglioni.
The team runs the new 2008 MV Agusta F4 R 312, which Fogarty isexpected to ride during a special Parade of Champions on Friday 8 June, as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Isle of Man TT.MV Agusta president Claudio Castiglioni said 'We are happy to race with Carl Fogarty's team this season and see this as a long-term relationship. Everyone was impressed by the professionalism and dedication of Fogarty's team during their five years with Petron as and we are confident they can deliver the results we expect'
Fogarty, four-times World Superbike champion, added 'This is a very exciting opportunity and one which is sure to capture the imagination of racing fans around the world'