If Ferrari gets its wish, MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi might be trading up his Yamaha motorcycle for something of the four-wheeled variety, namely a Ferrari F1 race car.
It’s been no secret that the Prancing Horse has been after Rossi for quite some time now, making numerous invitations and overtures over the years for the Italian icon to switch racing disciplines.
And if the Scuderia haven’t made their intentions any more obvious before, outgoing Fiat Group Chairman and current Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo pretty much let the entire world know about Ferrari’s on-going courtship with Rossi. "We want a third car in F1 next year and I would do everything to have Valentino," he said. "When he wins this year’s MotoGP, enough is enough, he must also win in Formula 1."
Whether Rossi does make the switch is still up in the air, but if you ask us, he’s dominated MotoGP long enough - he’s won nine World Championships and is in serious contention for number 10 this year. It’s time he switch gears and add a new challenge to his already sparkling career.
And what better way to do that than hitting up Formula One?