Fans, snow and a brand-new 1199 Ducati Panigale Tricolore, displayed in the reception area of the Wrooom conference room at Madonna di Campiglio welcomed the arrival of Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden for the twenty-second edition of the Wrooom Press Ski Meeting.
Tomorrow, the two Ducati riders will star in the press conference for the first day of the event, which symbolically kicks off the Italian motorsport season.
Wednesday will be the turn of Filippo Preziosi (Ducati Corse General Manager) and Stefano Domenicali (Ferrari Team Principal), and Thursday will be over to the Ferrari drivers. The event will conclude on Friday, with the spectacular kart and auto exhibition with the riders and drivers on the town’s frozen lake.
The two-week break that followed the Laguna Seca Grand Prix gave Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden time for a short vacation that both riders spent close to home, though the American rider took a brief excursion to Indianapolis. Read the full story
Valentino Rossi finished in sixth place at Laguna Seca, one spot ahead of his teammate Nicky Hayden. The two Ducati Team riders lapped at a good pace, even if it wasn’t quite enough to stay with the faster group. Read the full story