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Rossi tests negative for Covid-19 ahead of European GP

The Doctor requires a second negative test before being allowed to compete in the European Grand Prix but is currently en route to Valencia

Today (Thursday 5th November), Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi has taken a PCR test and the result came back negative for the Covid-19 virus. As per Italian law, the Yamaha rider is now allowed to end his self-isolation and take part in everyday society again. Rossi will take this opportunity to fly to Valencia, Spain, this evening.

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Tomorrow (Friday 6th November), he will do a second PCR test and if the result is negative again, he will be able to reunite with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team and take part in this weekend‘s Gran Premio de Europa. Should Rossi test positive tomorrow, then standby replacement rider Garrett Gerloff will take his place.

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