Sanremo 2024, Bagnaia guest: “I get energized by listening to rock. Am I a DJ? Better on a motorbike…”

The world champion at the Italian Song Festival: “It’s exciting to be here. Music is part of my world. I listen to it in the morning before the race”

From the Sepang track, in Malaysia, to the Ariston theatre. Francesco Bagnaiareturning from the recent ones MotoGP testsis one of the great guests of the fourth episode of Sanremo Festival. The pilot Ducati, introduced by Amadeus, sports an elegant look. He was very emotional for the three-time world champion, two of which were in the top class: “Being here is fantastic. Before going down the stairs, my heart was beating like when you’re competing.” In short, a rather intense sensation.


Then Amadeus presses him on the routine that Bagnaia lives during a race weekend. Francesco explains: “In the morning before the race, as soon as I wake up, I like to listen to music. I play every genre, based on how I feel”. There is a preference: “Rock gives me the right energy. Music is 100% part of my world.” And still on the subject of music, the Festival host recalls the Pecco celebrations at Mugello in 2023, when the Ducati rider improvised as a DJ. A talent to cultivate? Bagnaia smiles: “It’s better to continue doing what I’m doing.” Then the brief parenthesis as co-host, which took place announcing the duet between Ghali and Ratchopper.