MISANO, ITALY– The San Marino MotoGP race weekend at the iconic Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli holds fond memories for five-time 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan; the Australian won at the track in 1991 and enjoyed another five victories on Italian soil throughout his illustrious career.Mick dominated racing’s premier class until 1998, winning five consecutive world titles, and to celebrate this incredible feat Alpinestars has created the Limited Edition Doohan Supertech R Race Replica.Mick made his 500cc Grand Prix debut in 1989 and dominated the sport throughout the 1990s. Famous for his Aussie grit and determination, the 1997 season saw him truly demonstrate his superiority as he won 12 of the 15 races, finished second in another two and took 12 pole positions.
Mick completed his career with 54 wins, 95 podiums, 58 pole positions and 46 fastest laps from his 137 starts, clearly qualifying his status as one of racing’s all-time greats. The Doohan Limited Edition Supertech R’s are a fitting tribute to his achievements on the track. Featuring all of the technical innovations of Alpinestars’ class-leading Supertech R boot, the special colorway allows fans to enjoy a distinctive,premium race boot fit for Champions. Alpinestars’ most iconic road riding boot worn by a roster of the fastest world champions past and present, the Supertech R features performance innovations, including a redesigned compound rubber sole, an ergonomically profiled shin plate and a redesigned front flex area –all of which enhance the podium winning performance of this CE-certified boot.