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Rossi takes Ferrari round Montmeló

Rossi takes Ferrari round Montmeló

Watch an exclusive video of the MotoGP World Champion preparing for his test in a Ferrari F2008 at the Montmeló circuit in Barcelona on Wednesday.

It was an interesting first morning behind the wheel of the Ferrari F2008 Formula 1 machine on Wednesday in Barcelona for Valentino Rossi, as the Italian took to the track in the car just after 10am in his test at Circuit de Catalunya.

After a warm-up lap Rossi encountered a technical problem and had to return to the garage at 10.28am, where the Ferrari mechanics started work on the issue. Almost an hour later, the 30 year-old returned to the track to continue what is his sixth time at the controls of a Ferrari.

By 12.45pm, in weather conditions which were not ideal but without rain, Rossi had clocked a best lap of 1’47.4. A vast improvement to 1’42.1 was made by the time he finished for a break at 1.12pm, as the first signs of sunshine helped with track conditions.

More footage of Rossi in Catalunya will be available soon on

MotoGP, 2010, Valentino Rossi

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