Nicolò Bulega’s World Championship victory on Ducati Panigale V2 with Sprint Filter
Nicolò Bulega has secured the World Championship title in the Supersport Class, dominating the season with his Ducati Panigale V2. This championship win was bolstered by Sprint Filter’s air filter technology, providing superior engine performance and efficiency.
The Winning Streak
With an extraordinary performance of 14 first-place finishes, 3 second-place finishes, 1 fifth-place, 1 sixteenth-place, and a single withdrawal, Bulega and his Ducati Panigale V2 from Team Aruba.it Racing World SSP have clinched the Supersport World Championship title in Portimao, a full three rounds before the championship’s conclusion. His impressive 85-point lead over the second-placed rider and a staggering 160-point lead over the third position speak volumes of Bulega’s dominating season.
Jeffrey Buis first rider in the history of the SS 300 to win the World Championship title twice
In an unprecedented feat, Jeffrey Buis has become the first rider in the history of the Supersport 300 class to win the World Championship title twice. This is an accomplishment no one before him has been able to achieve. The Supersport 300 is not only the entry-level class in the World SBK Championship circuit, but it is also notoriously the most competitive.
The Winning Team
Riding a finely-tuned Kawasaki Ninja 400, Buis competed under the banner of Team MTM Kawasaki. This is a team that knows the taste of victory, having won the World Championship in 2020 with Buis and again in 2021 with Adrian Huertas. It’s safe to say that Team MTM Kawasaki is the most successful team in the history of the Supersport 300 class.
The Engine Powerhouse Sprint Filter R127S F1-85-SBK air filter
To maximize the Ducati Panigale V2 engine’s power while ensuring top-notch engine protection, Team Aruba.it Racing World SSP turned to Sprint Filter’s advanced R127S F1-85-SBK air filter. Engineered with a lightweight carbon frame, this filter has a unique application technique developed by Sprint Filter’s R&D Department, allowing the air filter to be mounted directly onto the frame.
The Role of Sprint Filter
To maximize performance and ensure engine protection, Team MTM Kawasaki chose to install the Sprint Filter PM164S F1-85 air filter on their Kawasaki Ninja 400 motorcycles. This choice was not arbitrary but the result of in-depth technical consideration. Sprint Filter’s PM164S F1-85 is the best air filter available for the Ninja 400, providing peak horsepower without compromising engine safety.
Sprint Filter’s air filter technology was pivotal in Buis’s landmark victory. Our filters offer maximum engine protection—a critical aspect for any racing team but even more so for the most successful team in the history of Supersport 300. Sprint Filter stands as a testimony to what cutting-edge technology, when executed perfectly, can contribute to the realm of competitive motorbike racing.
Sprint Filter – Available for all motorcycles
- Polyester patented technology
- OEM air filter on the most exclusive Ducati and Aprilia motorcycles of the last 5 years
- Essentially maintenance-free
- More performance, more engine protection than cotton and sponge air filters
- No oil needed to stop dust
- No shampoo to wash it
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Essentially Maintenance Free – Sprint Filter air filters cleaning procedure is straightforward and quick: use an air jet, in the opposite direction of suction, to remove most of the debris collected. No washing or drying is necessary, so the filter can be refitted immediately. Maintenance of the air filter is essential for the protection, care, and efficiency of the engine.
A clean and undamaged filter will always ensure the correct quantity of clean air for the air box. Another air filter maintenance aspect is how long it takes to clean. Apart from the time required for disassembly and reassembly, cotton and sponge air filters demand downtime for washing, drying and oiling the filtering element, none of these operations are required with a Sprint Filter air filter.
About Sprint Filter
Established in 1952, SPRINT FILTER started building high-performance air filters and intake systems, even then highly innovative, working in collaboration with leading manufacturers of power and top teams. Since the early fifties the research and development of new fabrics filter and vacuum systems were the basis of the creation of our products.
With the experience gained in over fifty years, years that ranks among the oldest companies of industry, we are able to meet every need, from simple filter sporty replacement for the original, entire extraction systems carbon fiber, glass fiber, and in various plastic materials, with filter elements ranging from common cotton gauze to polyester fabrics microscopically calibrated.