November 8, 2016, 10:30 AM GMT
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Lot 769: Sete Gibernau 2006 Ducati MotoGP team Arai race helmet, featuring a(20 views)
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Description: Sete Gibernau 2006 Ducati MotoGP team Arai race helmet, featuring a black and white design with half-tones by Asaign, his surname around the base at the back beneath a caricature of his grandfather gesticulating 'thumbs-up', an Alice red team sponsor logo at the front below its darkened visor, the three main team sponsor patches left white with red barcodes devoid of cigarette branding, full lining, 2005 Snell no.MZ163733, Japanese serial no., worn condition with slight scuffing to the upper left side, the lower left and central top vent duct caps missing 'Sete' Gibernau had raced in MotoGP from its inception and was eventually chosen to join Ducati in 2006, having previously won nine GPs. Unfortunately a terrifying freak accident at the start in Barcelona all but ended his career and he was later replaced by Casey Stoner. His grandfather had founded the Spanish Bultaco motorcycle company in 1958.
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