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Valencia circuit anniversary celebrated with paella and fireworks

Valencia circuit anniversary celebrated with paella and fireworks

In true Valencian style the tenth anniversary of the Ricardo Tormo circuit was marked on Thursday evening with some special celebrations attended by a number of dignitaries and VIPs.

At a celebratory dinner on Thursday evening, ahead of the Gran Premio Parts Europe de la Comunitat Valenciana, dignitaries including Valencian president Francisco Camps and Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta gathered to mark the tenth anniversary of the Ricardo Tormo circuit.

Numerous MotoGP riders were also in attendance, in addition to the likes of Circuit Director Julio Garcia and prominent local figure Jorge Martinez Aspar (manager of the Mapfre Aspar 250cc and Bancaja Aspar 125cc teams) to sample some local paella and enjoy some Valencian fireworks.

The riders also came face to face with larger than life size `ninots´ - models of themselves – created by a local artist, in the traditional Valencian style.

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MotoGP, 2008, GRAN PREMIO PARTS EUROPE DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA

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