Congratulations to Bridgestone for signing six-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi as a motorcycles tyres development advisor.
The charasmatic Italian signed a Marketing Service Agreement with the Japanese tyres manufacturer last month.
His role will be to work with the tyres company as its professional rider to promote the passion of motorcycling to fans across Europe.
Rossi will also give his evaluation and opinions as an Adviser on the performance of Bridgestone motorcycle tyres, particularly in the hyper sport, racing and sport touring sectors.
Bridgestone in turn will use his input in tyre development to deliver road tyres with better performance and improved safety margins.
Takashi Tomioka, SVP Sales & Marketing, Bridgestone Europe, said: “Valentino Rossi is a great ambassador for our company”. By having advice and recommendations of the greatest motorcycle competitor of all times, we will ensure that we bring the best new Battlax tyres to the market”.
Valentino Rossi is one of the biggest stars ever in motorcycle racing: World Champion in 125cc, 250cc and 500cc categories and six times MotoGP World Champion. The Italian also holds the all-time record in the top category of 79 race victories.
Denna Bowman, Head Office