Loris Capirossi announced he will retire at the end of the 2011 MotoGP season, closing off a quarter century of racing including 22 years at the Grand Prix level and three World Championships. “It’s an important moment in my career, and the decision I made has come about after a lot of reflection,” says Capriossi. […]
MotoGP Stars Show their Soccer Skills with Alpinestars World Cup Boots
Alpinestars has launched a series of special designs for its Supertech R boot to celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. To promote the new designs, Alpinestars enlisted MotoGP stars Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa, Cal Crutchlow, Scott Redding, Hector Barbera and Broc Parkes, to showcase their soccer (or “football” as they’re more likely to call it) skills on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya track ahead of this weekend’s race.
Still dressed in their leathers and Supertech R boots, the MotoGP racers kicked the ball around for the cameras and took turns taking penalty shots on a net set up near the finish line.