Valentino Rossi madness takes hold of Francorchamps: “A fan passed out after touching it”


Testimonial from Safrane on the incredible popularity of Valentino Rossi, who came to us to prepare for the 24 Hours.

We had already had the right at Spa to Jean-Pascal de la Star Ac where the Doctor Mamour from Grey’s Anatomy aka Patrick Dempsey. But with the arrival Monday evening at the Francorchamps site of nine-time motorcycle world champion Valentino Rossi, we are entering another dimension. In terms of popularity, it’s level Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher or Max Verstappen. Even above. A planetary star, a true legend of which it will be, today and tomorrow, the very first public appearance on Belgian soil.

After discovering the track on Monday on foot, he will board his Audi R8 LMS from the Belgian team WRT this Tuesday morning. Objective during these two days: to tame the most beautiful circuit in the world in order to best prepare for its participation, on July 30 and 31, in the famous 24 Hours of Spa.

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