Seven-times Moto GP world champion and current BMW GT racer Valentino Rossi will participate in this weekend’s WEC rookie test in Bahrain.
Formula 1 drivers heaped praise on seven-times motorbike world champion Valentino Rossi ahead of his final race in the series this weekend.
Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi have completed their ‘ride swap’, exchanging their F1 car and Moto GP bike at the Valencia Ricardo Tormo circuit.
Ferrari have confirmed Valentino Rossi lapped quicker than any of the F1 cars during last year’s race during his test in an F2008 today. He was 0.8s quicker than the best lap set by Rubens Barrichello during the 2009 Grand Prix. But an F1 car with 2008 levels of downforce and running slick tyres (even … Continue reading Rossi beats 2009 fastest lap at Barcelona
Valentino Rossi completed his two-day test for Ferrari at the Circuit de Catalunya today – and was joined by Felipe Massa in the afternoon. Massa arrived at the circuit ahead of his test in the F2008 tomorrow. See below for pictures and footage of Rossi in action.
Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has confirmed the team will launch the successor to the F60 at Maranello on January 28th. He also confirmed multiple Moto GP champion Valentino Rossi will test for the team again, though he will not drive the team’s current car. He will run an older car in a test on … Continue reading Ferrari confirms 2010 launch and Rossi test
Thankfully the prognosis for Felipe Massa seems to be getting better with every passing day. Though hope continues to grow he may be able to return to racing in the future, it looks increasingly unlikely he will be able to do so in Valencia next month. It leaves Ferrari in the same place they were … Continue reading Schumacher, Alonso, Kubica: Who will take Massa’s place at Valencia?
Valentino Rossi is the mega star of Moto GP – his immense personality is only dwarfed by the scale of his talent. Few F1 drivers generate many column inches on personality alone. But Sebastian Vettel, now in his second full season of F1, could be the man to buck that trend.
Valentino Rossi tested a Ferrari F1 car today at the Mugello circuit where he scored seven victories in Moto GP.