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MotoGP riders parade ahead of Misano

MotoGP riders parade ahead of Misano

The Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera festivities were kicked off with a parade of MotoGP riders in Riccione on Wednesday.

The Misano round of the 2010 MotoGP World Championship was brought in with a special pre-event on Wednesday evening in the Adriatic Coastal city of Riccione, as a selection of riders were paraded through the city centre in BMW convertible cars.

MotoGP fans turned out in force to see their heroes as premier class riders Aleix Espargaró, Álvaro Bautista and Nicky Hayden were joined by Moto2 stars Simone Corsi, Raffaele de Rosa, Andrea Iannone Valentin Debise and Mattia Pasini. Also present were 125cc hotshots Marc Marquez, Pol Espargaró, Sandro Cortese, Simone Grotzkyj, Marco Ravaioli, Johann Zarco and Lorenzo Savadori.

When the riders arrived in the centre of Riccione they were accompanied by participants of the Miss Motosprint competition, and gave interviews on stage. The Espargaró brothers and Bautista then joined a panel of judges who crowned the winning candidate, who will be a Paddock Girl for the Pramac Racing team this weekend.

The fans were then treated to a meet and greet session with the riders who signed autographs and posed for photographs.

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MotoGP, 2010, GP APEROL DI SAN MARINO E DELLA RIVIERA DI RIMINI

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