Lewis Hamilton impresses Yamaha boss during session with Valentino Rossi

12-12-2019 10:24
by Louis Shaw
General
Lewis Hamilton impresses Yamaha boss during session with Valentino Rossi

Lewis Hamilton impressed Yamaha's boss, Lin Jarvis, during his day on Valentino Rossi's Moto GP bike. The two racing icons had a go on each other's machines and enjoyed the event that was put on by Monster Energy. 

"I was very impressed by Lewis's performance, because how many four-wheel champions could come here and get on an M1, go our there and do themselves proud?" said Jarvis to Autosport.

 
 
 
 
 
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"It's very difficult to ride a motorcycle fast on track and even more challenging and demanding to ride a factory MotoGP bike."

Hamilton has been vocal of his love for motorbikes and owns a few himself. 

"What stood out for me was the moment when he and Valentino were out, really close together, side by side on their M1s.

"Lewis has said that he's been a fan of MotoGP and Valentino for years.

"It was his wish to ride on track together with Valentino and to have the experience one day to ride an M1, and he got both wishes at the same time.

"It was fantastic to see that even a six-time Formula 1 world champion, who has already achieved so many things, can still realize a dream at a special occasion like this."

 
 
 
 
 
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Swapping rides with @valeyellow46 was epic guys! Best day ever Thanks @MonsterEnergy #LH44VR46

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It is clear to see the talent of both racers and hopefully, we will see more events like this in the future. 

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