Valentino Rossi.

Valentino rossi He is one of the most endearing characters in the paddock of MotoGP. The Italian landed at the World Cup in 1996 and with his unique personality he captivated all the fans. In addition to his off-road attitudes, with his speed and his particular driving style, he fell in love with everyone and his trajectory was fantastic.

That is why the young man with long hair who had won the 1997 125 Cc Championship, was the main protagonist of Italy, a country that goes out of its way for the motor world. In those times there were two names that shook the European country: Ferrari and Valentino. The now pilot of Yamaha Petronas he appeared day and night on television.

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In the 90s it was fashionable for the main figures of the Motorcycle World Championship to advertise for the main brands, especially in Italy. And by the end of this era the stars of the paddock were Valentino Rossi and Loris Capirossi, who had achieved the 1998 250 Cc title, in a controversial overtaking at the Argentine Grand Prix.

The brand Aprilia was selling his new motorcycle, the Scooter SR50. Valentino, a big fan of this type of motorcycle, did not hesitate to accept to star alongside Capirossi in the launch announcement. However, nobody (except in Italy) knew of the existence of the small video in which the Italians are as visible face.

However, Loris Capirossi shared the video of the discord on his social networks. This generated that multiple fans of both laughed with the unusual commercial. Among those who laughed at the publicity, is Maverick Viñales, who responded to the Italian’s tweet. Álvaro Bautista, a former MotoGP rider, didn’t want to express his reaction either.


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