Valentino Rossi takes on Formula One

Posted on 29 January, 2010

MotoGP racing star Valentino Rossi has ventured from two wheels to four a few times in the past, and he’s always come away smiling when given the chance to strut his stuff on a Formula One track. This latest testing session, though, has left many highly impressed and others understandably worried.

Various reports have put Yamaha’s star rider into the Ducati paddock come 2011 or so, but after registering times around the Mugello circuit in an F2008 racer that were just two-tenths of a second behind Kimi Raikkonen’s outright lap record of 1:21.67 (set in the same car, for what it’s worth), Yamaha team manager Davide Brivio said, “The greatest danger is Ferrari.