Veteran MotoGP racer, Loris Capirossi, who retired at the end of last season, has become the MotoGP series organiser’s safety advisor. Alongside this new role, BMW has chosen Capirossi as a BMW M MotoGP expert, responsible for stewarding guests around the MotoGP paddock and providing an exciting glimpse behind the scenes.
Today registered another tragic loss in the world of motorsport. Marco Simoncelli was a remarkable motorbike racer; he was also a son and a lover.
But the loss of this prodigious talent has been overshadowed by the disdainful reaction of some within the online world. Numerous editors, bloggers and forum users rushed to upload links to video footage of the accident and photos of the reaction of Marco’s family & girlfriend. What purpose does this serve?
Today a novel step was taken to bring the car and bike industries just that little bit closer – AMG and Ducati have agreed to work together closely in future to develop common marketing activities and sponsorship propositions. The cooperation agreement was signed during a press conference at the Los Angeles Motor Show by Ola Källenius, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH and Gabriele del Torchio, President and CEO of Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
Rossi and Lorenzo remaining in the same team for 2011 is looking very unlikely.
A few more pictures of Valle’s drive in that M3 GTS.
Silverstone gets serious about corporate entertainment with its revamped Stowe circuit complex.
Valentino Rossi get’s a little carried away with the M3 GTS.