Valentino Rossi, MotoGP motorbike racer, is incorporating two more wheels to the future chapter in his occupation, as he joins BMW Motorsport as a manufacturing facility functions driver. Rossi is just one of the most successful MotoGP motorists of all time but he’s also good on 4 wheels. As you can picture, BMW Motorsport is fairly delighted with the latest addition to their group.

“Valentino Rossi wants no introduction. As just one of the most productive bike riders of all time, he has manufactured background. His successes on the racetrack and his identity have rather rightly manufactured him a residing legend,” reported Andreas Roos, Head of BMW M Motorsport. “But Valentino has proved that he is also an superb racer on 4 wheels. He has demonstrated that motor vehicle racing has turn out to be his next motorsport dwelling, and he brings all his passion, skills, and motivation to this new chapter of his profession. It is fantastic that Valentino will be joining our BMW M Motorsport family members as a new functions driver upcoming calendar year. We’re actually on the lookout ahead to working together—welcome aboard Vale!”

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Rossi will race in the Fanatec GT Globe Obstacle Europe following year, as well as the Bathurst 12 Hour. In the two races, Rossi will drive the new BMW M4 GT3, a auto he currently has some encounter with.

“I am very happy to become an formal BMW M operates driver and it is a wonderful opportunity,” Rossi stated. “Last year I commenced racing critically in autos and I concluded my initial period with the WRT crew with whom I bought on very perfectly and I am pretty content that the WRT crew selected BMW M Motorsport as a new companion. I have previously had a probability to test the BMW M4 GT3 two times and the feeling with the vehicle is pretty great. I assume we could be competitive up coming period. Also, BMW M Motorsport has supplied me the opportunity to race with two incredibly robust drivers subsequent 12 months, Maxime Martin and Augusto Farfus. I still have a large amount to discover and increase, but I hope to be up to the activity and fast more than enough to battle in the course of the race weekends.”

It will be fascinating to see how effectively Rossi does on four wheels. It would interesting to see a MotoGP driver of Rossi’s character powering the wheel of a BMW M4 GT3 and I know BMW lovers will be rooting tough for him.