Valentino Rossi’s Motor Ranch opens its doors to fellow riders tomorrow for the 2022 100km of Champions race which pits the nine-time world champion against a whole host of rivals - including new MotoGP king Pecco Bagnaia.
The schedule is the same as in the last editions: it starts on Friday 25th in the morning with qualifying, and in the evening with the “Americana race” in the iconic double oval of the Motor Ranch. Saturday is the day of the 100Km race: after the morning warm-up, at 14:00 the race starts, and the 40 riders, organized in couples, will compete for the whole afternoon. In the evening there will be the award ceremony.
The riders line-up is, as always, at the highest level, and once again it has the flavor of a real world championship race. All the riders of the VR46 Riders Academy will participate in the event, including the new MotoGp world champion Pecco Bagnaia, the “Rookie of the year” Marco Bezzecchi, and many other top level professional riders.
Here is the list of riders / friends / rivals invited by Rossi who will compete with him in the 100km: Francesco “Pecco” Bagnaia, Franco Morbidelli, Luca Marini, Marco Bezzecchi, Alex Rins, Jorge Martin, Fabio Di Giannantonio, Andrea Dovizioso, Danilo Petrucci , Tito Rabat, Celestino Vietti, Niccolò Antonelli, Pedro Acosta, Albert Arenas, Augusto Fernandez, Manuel Gonzalez, Mattina Pasini, Alessandro Zaccone, Andrea Migno, Alberto Surra, Xavier Artigas, Elia Bartolini, Filippo Farioli, Stefano Manzi, Lorenzo Baldassarri, Axel Bassani, Lorenzo Gabellini, Alessandro Gramigni, Michael Rinaldi, Sammy Halbert, Marco Belli, Federico Fuligni, Filippo Fuligni, Raffaele De Rosa, Matteo Ferrari, Alex Salvini, Matteo Patacca, Gautier Paulin, Ferran Cardus.