MotoGP starts confirm for "Sic Supermoto Day"
The first edition of "Sic Supermoto Day" will take place at the Il Sagittario di Latina circuit in nine days’ time and nine time world MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi has already confirmed his participation in the event organized in memory of Marco Simoncelli.
The event will offer an endurance competition with an original format. 30 All Stars team will consist of a Supermotard rider, and a rider from either MotoGP, SBK, Motocross or similar, who will alternate on a 58 lap race. Valentino Rossi will run in tandem with another motorcycling great and four-time Supermoto champion Frenchman Thierry Van Den Bosch.
The list of participants includes top Italian Supermoto riders Ivan Lazzarini, Christian Ravaglia, Massimo Beltrami and Davide Gozzini, as well as international riders such as Adrien Chareyre, Boris Chambon, Mauno Hermunen, Devon Vermeulen, Pavel Kejmar and Thierry Van Den Bosch.
Among the other competitors are MotoGP riders Andrea Dovizioso, Danilo Petrucci, Andrea Iannone and Karel Abraham, including Max Biaggi who recently retired from SBK.
All proceeds from the event will go to the “Marco Simoncelli Foundation”.