Norris: I’m glad I met Valentino Rossi

Norris: I’m glad I met Valentino Rossi

August 25, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

This weekend at Silverstone, the British stage of the MotoGP championship is taking place, and Lando Norris took the opportunity to meet Valentino Rossi, the legendary Italian, holder of seven titles in the most prestigious motorcycle racing class.

Lando visited as a special guest in the boxes of the Yamaha team, where the promising young racer McLaren met with 40-year-old Rossi.

“I have been following MotoGP since I was 13, but I’ve never seen these races from such close range before! – Norris shared his enthusiasm. – Everything is very cool here! I am especially glad that I met Valais, he is my idol, for me he is number one and always inspired me! ”

After 11 stages of the season, Rossi takes the 5th line of the individual standings, but according to the results of qualification at Silverstone, he starts today from the second position, right behind Marc Marquez, the leader of the championship.

By the way, Norris is not the only Formula 1 driver who visited Silverstone these days: Lance Stroll was also seen in the paddock and pit lane of MotoGP.