Press Release
(2005 FIM Superbike World Championship)
Scuderia SC Caracchi-NCR

(Assen 2005, September 1st)

Scuderia SC Caracchi Ducati announces that, starting from the Assen round of
2005 World Superbike, Fonsi Nieto is no longer racing for the established team,
based in Bologna.

Nieto's racing season didn't give to the Team the results that both were hoping
to reach, and, due a failure to respect all the terms of the contract, Stefano
Caracchi was forced to take a difficult decision.

"Luckily Gianluca Nannelli in Supersport and Lorenzo Lanzi in Superbike are
keeping the Team's results at a high level. Once more we obtained very good
results, with world rostrums and we have given great popularity to rising
riders. It's really a pity for Fonsi, as very often we have rebuilt riders in
difficulties and left without Teams and bike; with Nieto we didn't succeed."

At this point of the season I would like to thank  all the Mechanics of the Team
for the big enthusiasm and the sacrifices done. Thanks to them we succeeded in
giving great occasions to our riders to stand out in the Superbike and
Supersport World Championship.

We wish to Fonsi Nieto to reach in the future all the sporting results that his
talent and his class  deserves."

Stefano Caracchi

Scuderia SC Caracchi Team Owner