Giacomo Agostini was born on the 16th of June 1942 in Brescia, Lombardy. He is widely regarded by fans and riders as the greatest motorcycle racer of all time. His 15 titles between the 350cc and 500cc categories are a record. In a stretch between 1968 and 1970 he won every race of the season for both categories. His 122 grand prix victories and 159 podium finishes put Giacomo in a league of his own in Grand Prix racing history.