Today, the 37-year-old pilot Yamaha of Valentino Rossi completed the first formal unit pre-season tests-MotoGP 2017, 11 years ago, the legendary Italian rider has tested in F1.
Tests 2006 in Valencia, became the fourth experience in piloting F1 machinery for Valentino. He had previously participated in private races Ferrari in Fiorano and Mugello. However, the work in Valencia was a real challenge for Rossi, because he both stayed on the track with other drivers and teams.
The first day started for Russia unsuccessfully: after a lap he went into a turn on a wet road, then F2004 stalled.
However, the Italian excelled on the second day of the races, finishing in ninth place in the final Protocol of the 15 pilots, leaving behind David Coulthard at RBR, Mark Webber in the Williams and Robert Kubica for BMW-Sauber.
Then Valentino lost the leadership to guide Fernando Alonso, speaking at Renault, 1,622 seconds.
Also note that Rossi has lost Michael Schumacher for one second despite the fact that seven-time world champion has performed at the new Ferrari 2006, and the rider used the old car.
|4.||Juan Pablo Montoya||McLaren-Mercedes*||1.11,978||68||M|
|10.||David Coulthard||Red Bull-Ferrari*||1.12,891||36||M|
* The – machine-2006
B Bridgestone M Michelin
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