Valentino Rossi has chosen Audi and the Gt World Challenge: "It is the solution I was looking for"

Valentino Rossi

Rome, 13 January 2022 – Valentino’s choice has finally been officially announced Rossi for 2022. After retiring from Moto GP, the Doctor had already announced that he wanted to race with cars but still a definitive choice had not been made. Today it has arrived. The former Moto GP world champion will race in GT World Challenge Europe, a championship reserved for GT 3 cars and which will experience its highlight with the 24 Hours of Spa Rossi it will be that reigning champion, that is an Audi R8 LMS of the WRT Team.

Rossi: “I’m happy”

The championship includes 10 total tests with 5 sprints and 5 endurance, Rossi he will do both. It also means disputing the 24 hours of Spa Francorchamps. The championship will start in April in Imola and will close at the end of September in Barcelona: “I am happy to join the WRT team for the GT World Challenge Europe – Rossi’s announcement – Everyone knows that I have always been a great fan of motor racing and that I’ve always been interested in racing cars, at the end of the my career in MotoGP. I am now fully available to devote myself to a top-tier motor racing program, with the right professional approach. The WRT team is the perfect solution, that’s what I was looking for, I can’t wait to start this new adventure in GTWCE with this team. “Rossi will race with number 46 and team principal Vincent as well. Vosse he is very satisfied to have him in the team: “We all know Rossi’s value, as a motorcycle champion and as a sporting symbol. He is still a true rider, a competitive professional and eager to win as much as possible in this new challenge that he has decided to This is why we really wanted to work with Vale. The test we did in Valencia was extremely positive for both of us, in terms of technical feedback and working approach. ” The main appointment is the 24 hours of Spa from 28 to 31 July.

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