MotoGP icon Valentino Rossi left for an important test of his future sports car after attending the MotoGP final in Valencia.
Valentino Rossi was one of the notable guests at the MotoGP season finale at the Ricardo Tormo Valencia Circuit. and also bring his life partner Francesca Sofia Novello. On the sporting side, Rossi impressed in his first full season in GT World Challenge Europe.
The ambition of the nine-time motorcycle world champion is also heating up. While his girlfriend is already in Milan on business, Rossi traveled directly from Valencia to the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet. The first official test of 2023 was already scheduled for the 43-year-old on Wednesday.
After a short test drive in Barcelona, Rossi was allowed to sit in the BMW M4 GT3 meat again for the first time. Rossi was accompanied by his friend Alberto Tebaldi. “Vale” will use this car in 2023 with his teammates. During testing in the south of France, Rossi encountered difficult, dry conditions with Vincent Vosse’s WRT squad. Also present at Le Castellet was his new teammate Maxime Martin.
One of Rossi’s main goals is to participate in the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. With BMW entering the world sports car championship in the 2024 season and its WRT team using a V8 LMDh car, Rossi also hopes as he proved in Valencia.