After 20 years of world-level racing and a world championship in World Superbike in 2011, Carlos Checa has officially decided to retire from the sport. Checa, who turned 41 just a few days ago, made his debut on the world scene back in 1993, when he took part in the GP 250 championship. In the twenty […]
The Private Life of Dani Pedrosa – Video
Dani Pedrosa is probably the most enigmatic of MotoGP’s “Aliens”. He doesn’t have the charisma of a Valentino Rossi, he doesn’t attract controversy like teammate Casey Stoner, and he doesn’t have the exuberant victory celebrations of Jorge Lorenzo.
There’s also a large segment of American fans who still can’t forgive Pedrosa for taking out his teammate Nicky Hayden at Estoril in 2006, almost costing the Kentucky Kid the championship.
Honda Racing has released a video offering a peak at the everyday life of Pedrosa at his winter home in Switzerland. In the film, we see how Pedrosa trains, what he does for fun, but perhaps most tellingly, how he values his privacy (yes, it’s a bit ironic, with the camera following him around).
Check out the video after the jump:
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[Source: Honda (YouTube), photo by GEPA Pictures]