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Rossi receives rapturous welcome at Ducati Night in Bologna

Rossi receives rapturous welcome at Ducati Night in Bologna

Around 35,000 fans were present at the Piazza Maggiore in the Italian city on Friday evening, to greet the Ducati Team rider.

As the 2011 MotoGP World Championship beckons Ducati celebrated its traditional Ducati Night event on Friday, at the Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy.

The site was filled with 35,000 enthusiastic Ducati fans, who attended to extend a warm welcome to the factory team’s ‘new arrival’ Valentino Rossi and his team-mate Nicky Hayden.

Rossi, who so far in pre-season has seen his Honda and Yamaha rivals ahead of him on the Testing timesheets, promised those present that he was ready to “grit his teeth” and push hard at the final Test in Qatar and in a bid to be ready for the first race.

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MotoGP, 2011, Nicky Hayden, Valentino Rossi, Ducati Team

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