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Franco Battaini becomes a dad

Franco Battaini becomes a dad

Franco Battaini becomes a dad

Veteran 250cc racer Franco Battaini was celebrating this weekend after becoming a father for the first time. Partner Francesca gave birth to a baby girl, named Rebecca, and the 32 year old was understandably delighted.

"Obviously I am going to say she is fantastic but she really is!" commented Battaini. "To hold her in my arms for the first time was an indescribable feeling. Both mother and daughter are well and I am in seventh heaven."

The Italian rider is currently in his third consecutive season with the Campetella Racing team and has ridden a privateer Aprilia for six years. He currently lies in twelfth place overall in the 250cc World Championship.

Tags:
250cc, 2004

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