RoadRacingWorld.com article – American Damian Jigalov, Age 11, To Race In Italian Pre-Moto3 Events, Feb 2016
Dainese/AGV is to introduce young American road racer Damian Jigalov to European Pre-Moto3 team, RMU Moto. RMU Moto accepted Damian Jigalov on their team after Italian governing body FMI made the exception to Damian’s young age.
FMI CIV Pre-Moto3 Italy is making exception to their minimum age requirement for 11-year-old American WERA Expert Road racer, Damian Jigalov.
Dainese/AGV, Woodstock KTM, Sportbike Track Time-sponsored Damian Jigalov will race in Italian Pre-Moto3 with team RMU Moto, a VR46 Academy-supported team.
Damian will turn 12 years old in June. The youngster will race in two wildcard entries at Mugello July 2nd and 3rd and Misano July 30th and 31st for a total of 4 races – and he will be represented in his racing efforts by Rhys Edwards of Wasserman Group.
Damian will be at the KTM booth at the Chicago IMS show on February 12,13 and 14th. Damian was invited by Woodstock KTM and he will be in his leather suit signing posters and helping promote WERA and youth road racing in USA.