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Charley Boorman: `Rossi is the king´

Charley Boorman: `Rossi is the king´

English actor and motorbike fanatic Charley Boorman was a VIP guest at the Gran Premio Parts Europe de la Comunitat Valenciana.

A huge fan of MotoGP and a bike-lover in general, the co-star of the classic motorcycle-based travel documentary `Long way round´ Charley Boorman was an enthusiastic guest at the last race of the 2008 season in Valencia last weekend.

In an interview which took place beside third place qualifier Nicky Hayden´s starting position on the MotoGP grid before last Sunday´s season-concluding race, the actor revealed, `This beats everything for me. It beats Formula 1, it beats you name it… I have been to all of them and this just turns me on! Standing this close to Nicky it is so cool!´

Boorman went on to comment on his friendship with Rizla Suzuki´s Chris Vermeulen, before saying of 2008 MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi, `He is so awesome that guy! I mean, he is the king. There is no-one better. He has done everything, he has won the championship, he is the comeback kid, he is entertaining, he is brilliant with the fans. He is everything you want from a rider.´

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

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