24 Hours of Le Mans – Phenomenal: Valentino Rossi with BMW M4 GT3, on the Le Mans Road

24 Hours of Le Mans – Phenomenal: Valentino Rossi with BMW M4 GT3, on the Le Mans Road

If it is not (yet) in the mythical endurance race, strictly speaking, that the old MotoGP test will participate this year, however it will be there. Indeed, Valantino Rossi will drive the BMW M4 GT3 during two “support” races, organized over the 24 hours of Le Mans 2023, on the same weekend, therefore. This is with Team WRT, as part of the Road to Le Mans series. The first step before committing, perhaps in 2024, to the famous Le Mans race…

Valentino Rossi at the 24 Hours of Le MANS, the dream poster…

Obviously, on the occasion of the centenary, Pierre Fillon, President of the ACO, could not have had better hopes. Valentino Rossi attracts, always, in large numbers, the audience.

“This year, the Road to Le Mans will host a record number. These two races will give spectators a great battle on the track. I am also very happy to welcome a champion like Valentino Rossi, who will be making his debut at the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit. I wish him the same success with two wheels! » Pierre Fillon

“Once again the Road to Le Mans has attracted a huge following and star names alongside the regular series and having Valentino Rossi on the grid is a great addition to the event. It also shows the importance of the Michelin Le Mans Cup in Endurance racing. I wish all Road to Le Mans 2023 participants the best of luck in this special Le Mans anniversary year. » Frédéric Lequien, CEO of Le Mans Endurance Management

For “Doctor”, there are therefore two runs of 55 minutes each, which will be on the festive program.

Article published on 05/18/2023 at 6:07 am