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MotoGP arrives at chilly Valencia for season finale

MotoGP arrives at chilly Valencia for season finale

There were cool temperatures, in contrast to Malaysia, on Thursday morning at the Ricardo Tormo circuit - ahead of the Gran Premio Parts Europe de la Comunitat Valenciana weekend.

After seventeen stops on the 2008 MotoGP World Championship tour the riders and teams have checked in at their final destination of the year this morning, at Spain´s Ricardo Tormo circuit.

Just four days ago the participants in the penultimate round of the season were sweating in temperatures upwards of 30°C at Sepang, but on their return to Europe following their American and Australasian adventures autumn has certainly arrived in Spain, with grey skies and cool conditions early on Thursday in Valencia.

The day´s main activities will centre around the Riders for Health (Motos Solidarias) Day of Champions which will include a fans ride-in, a James Toseland concert, a meet and greet session with the MotoGP riders, autograph sessions and an auction.

The last official pre-event press conference of the year will take place in the Valencia media centre at 4pm local time with the 2008 World Champion Valentino Rossi lining up next to compatriot Andrea Dovizioso and home riders Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo and Toni Elias.


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