Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez has broken his right fibula in a dirt-track training session. Marquez, who had a remarkable 2013 campaign to win the MotoGP title as a rookie, will need up to a month to recover, which should just about make him available for the 2014 season opener March 23 in Qatar. […]
Dainese And Valentino Rossi Remember Marco Simoncelli At Italian Grand Prix
This morning Valentino Rossi lined up at his home circuit at Mugello wearing a truly special Dainese suit. With #thisforSIC58 embroidered on the back, Rossi showed his support to the Marco Simoncelli Foundation, an organization dedicated to the memory of his friend, and fan favorite, Marco.
The suit will be worn by Rossi during the race weekend and will be put up for auction on Wednesday, June 18, at 2 p.m. Rossi’s suit is the first of many original Dainese products worn by world champion riders that will be available on dainese.com.
All information about the auction and product details will be available on the brand-new Dainese website dainese.com, which goes live on Friday, June 13. Each of the items purchased on dainese.com will be delivered to the lucky winners in special display cases, complete with a signature by its first famous owner.
#thisforSIC58 was created in honor of Marco Simoncelli and to support charitable projects backed by the Foundation dedicated to his memory. Through the purchase of the nine-time world champion’s suit, the lucky winner will contribute to the support of the Santa Marta Project, a day center for the disabled that the Simoncelli Foundation is building near Coriano, Italy, Marco’s hometown.