Valentino Rossi targets endurance racing for 2022

The Italian idol will get off the bikes at the end of the year, but will continue to compete at a high level.

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It was clear that the day the Italian Valentino Rossi decided to withdraw from Motorcycle World Championship would start, at the same time, a new stage in his sports campaign.

Confirmed your goodbye from a MotoGP At the end of the year, the Doctor has several options on the table to have continuity in motor racing, a specialty in which he has experimented sporadically over the years.

Valentino Rossi
Valentino Rossi has already participated in some endurance races.

The prestige he earned from his exploits on two wheels has allowed Vale to accelerate several F1 de Ferrari y Mercedes from private testing to competing in rally and GT racing.

As Rossi himself said to 2022 has several alternatives such as running in the DTM or in endurance competitions and it would be this last variant in which he would be more comfortable.

“Things are going quite well. I have had a lot of interesting offers and I think I can have a good program for next year. I have to decide which championship I am going to race because there are a lot of possibilities ", stated in an interview with Sky Sports from Italy.

When asked what discipline he would like to practice, Rossi did not hesitate. "I think I will race Resistencia with a GT", he asserted.

Beyond retiring from MotoGP as a rider, Rossi will maintain his link with motorcycling through the team VR46 that will compete in the premier category as a satellite of Ducati.


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