1956 - 1986
Mario Malanca began his entrepreneurial adventure in the world of mechanical parts production in his workshop Bologna and wheel hubs for motorcycles. The 1 Workshop Malanca also specialized in the assembly of motorcycles and debuted with its first model in 1956.
Following the industrial production, the creation of diversified models, they began selling at a national and international level, the trademark from Bologna landed in America and Asia. In 1960 production began in a new department of the factory, engine were manufactured and assembled by Malanca.
1968 saw the Bolognese brand made had its debut in world racing with the employment of two famous drivers: Walter Villa and Othello Buscherini. In 5 years the Malanca team won six championships: the Italian Marche in classes 50 cc and 60 cc, in July 15 1973 at Brno. In July 29 of that year the Imatra with Buscherini in the saddle, won two historic victories in the World Cup 125cc. Malanca withdrew from competition due to the tragic death of the driver Romagna, in the 1976, then returned to racing in the 1985, participating (with little luck) in the world championship Class 250 with the pilot Stefano Caracchi.
In 1978, the son of Mario Malanca, Marco took the reins of the factory that became Malanca Motors SpA. Production was focused on 125cc sporting models that reflect the characteristic of a racing motorcycles for the road, powerfully mounted bicilindrici in line with water cooling and were equipped with a double brakes disk on the front.
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