Reviews "well imaginable": Valentino Rossi moves to MotoGP career GT3 race?

20:28  17 july  2021
20:28  17 july  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Für Kessel Racing fuhr Valentino Rossi schon mehrmals einen Ferrari 488 GT3 © Gulfing 12 Hours For Kettle Racing, Valentino Rossi rose several times a Ferrari 488 GT3

still is open whether Valentino Rossi will continue its active career in the motorcycle world championship over the end of the ongoing MotoGP season 2021, but above Whether the nine-time world champion will hang his motorcycle helmet at the end of the year.

Whenever the now 42-year-old Italians will decide to stop with motorcycle races, he already has a clearly favored category in view, in which he could still continue his career in motorsport - not on two, but on four wheels.

"I have always said that after the end of my MotoGP career I would like to drive cars," said Rossi a few weeks ago on the edge of the Grand Prix of Germany on the Sachsenring. On this occasion, he gave an insight into what kind of car racing he can imagine for the future and which are not more.

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Rossi is "rally fanatic", but preferably circular

"I have some experiences with Rallyes, because I am a rally fanatic," says the MotoGP superstar. The Monza Rally, which was held as a pure show event, is Rossi with seven wins of the record winners. Apart from that, he was three times in the Rally World Championship (WRC) at the start: United Kingdom in 2002 with Peugeot, New Zealand 2006 with Subaru and United Kingdom in 2008 with Ford. (Photos: Valentino Rossi in the Rally WM)

For the future, Rossi Rallyes can But do not imagine: "Difficult," he says to explain, "It's something very sophisticated. I have to say that I have room races in the eye. They have a lot of experience at GT3 Run."

At the 12-hour race at the Persian Gulf, Rossi was in the recent past twice with his half-brother Luca Marini and his longtime companion Alessio "Uccio" Salucci at the start. Both 2019 in Abu Dhabi and 2021 in Bahrain , the trio drove a Ferrari 488 GT3 used by cauldron Racing and hit considerably.

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already drives Rossi 2022 for Ferrari in the WEC?

"It's an interesting category with a lot of factory cars of Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Aston Martin and others," describes Rossi the GT3 scene and underlines: "I can well imagine to drive this kind of cars when my MotoGP Career is over. In which championship that will be, I do not know yet. But I hope that I can drive these cars. " (Photos: Valentino Rossi in Ferrari 488 GT3 of Kessel Racing)

With GT3 cars, among others, in racing series such as the DTM, the ADAC GT Masters and the Long-distance World Cup (WEC). In the latter race series, which belongs to the 24 hours of Le Mans, GT3 cars are used in the PRO-AM class. While Rossi himself is still open the choice of the championship, the Italian 'Gazzetta dello Sport' already speaks of the choice already fallen to the WEC. Accordingly, Rossi should already be agreed with the boiler team.

Requires that Rossi could start 2022 with WEC races would be that he actually finished his MotoGP career at the end of the current season 2021. This decision is currently officially open. But it is expected that after the end of the MotoGP summer break, which still takes until the beginning of August, there is an announcement.

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