Mark Webber praises Valentino Rossi. Former Formula 1 champion told to Speedweek.com that Valentino Rossi is a colossal icon in the racing world. Although the Italian champion has 37 years, remains a very important figure in MotoGP
Mark Webber praises Valentino Rossi and not hide it. “He has given so much to this sport in more than two generations.” said the former pilot. He was at Phillip Island, where he watched the 2016 Australian GP. “Rossi has great respect for his fans. Many were out of his garage at Phillip Island too. He’s a showman, he has attention for everyone. Today, we live in a perfect world where everyone wants to leave the impression of being perfect. However, Valentino Rossi is still himself, of course.” said Webber.
Mark Webber praises Valentino Rossi for its ability to create still emotions
“They love the human part of Rossi. Over the years, they still fell these emotions.” added Mark Webber. “He would fall in love with anyone. My mother, too.” Webber, 40 years, last week announced that he would retire from racing at the end of this season, after the World Endurance Championship with Porsche. However, he will continue in an official role for Porsche.
Webber praises also Jack Miller
Webber grew up riding motorcycles, especially Motocross bike. “My father had a Yamaha dealership. Then, it was my first real love.” said the Australian pilot. Mark Webber praises Valentino Rossi, but also Jack Miller, who is making great progress. “He won at Assen and he had many accidents. So, he would have learnt an enormous amount of things this year, that’s what you have to do. Next year, he will ride an important season. We want to see a great Jack.”
Valentino Rossi finished second in the last Australian GP, won by Cal Crutchlow. The Italian rider is defending its second place in the overall standing. It seems that Jorge Lorenzo can no longer attack his teammate. Next year, Rossi will try once again to fight with Marc Marquez for the 2016 MotoGP Title.