Italian superbike riders get the chance to shine as the World Championship heads to Imola this weekend, with seven riders named for the WSBK and WSS events.

Although former grand prix rider Ivan Goi is the only addition to the Supersport entry, the six extra WSBK riders include both Paolo Blora and Alessandro Gramigni, who both have previous in the top class.

The full list of wild-cards for Imola is as follows:


29. Giuseppe Zannini ITA Pro.Con. Racing Ducati 998 RS
39. Alessandro Gramigni ITA Racing 391 Yamaha YZF-R1
57. Simone Conti ITA Scuderia HF Suzuki GSX-R 1000
82. Lorenzo Mauri ITA Gi.Bi. Team Ducati 996
96. Luca Pini ITA Bosselli Racing Suzuki GSX-R 1000
113. Paolo Blora ITA Lucido Corse SRL Ducati 998 RS


88. Ivan Goi ITA Tienne Racing Team Yamaha YZF-R6