What does Valentino Rossi do when he’s not riding his Yamaha M1 around the best racetracks in the world? He relaxes at home in Tavullia, Italy, and rides motorcycles around his newly developed dirt track dubbed, “Rossi’s Ranch.” “It’s like a dream from when you’re a child,” says Rossi. “You hope at one moment you […]
Mugello: Track Facts
A quick look at all the tracks of the 2009 MotoGP season
With the record setting MotoGP of Mugello finishing up this past weekend, Motorcycle.com takes a look at the high speed action on the track. Just as always, as Motorcycle.com continues to cover all the 2009 MotoGP racing news, The Sidecar stays focused on the tracks of this years Grand Prix season. Admittedly I don’t know that much about Italy. But What I do know, I like. I really like. Pizza, Spaghetti, Cappuccino, Ducati, Ferrari, Godfather 1, Super Mario Bros., the list goes on. Italy makes some great stuff! Now I have another reason to like Italia: Dani Pedrosa’s record setting 349.3km/h (217.1mph) top speed! Check out the track he did it on, keep reading.
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Location: Mugello, Italy
Record: Dani Pedrosa’s astonishing 349.3km/h (217.1mph) top speed
Length: 5.245 km (3.259 mi)