Giant Helmet On Piazzale D'Annunizio - Monument for Valentino Rossi
Pesaro pays respect to MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi with a new monument: according to the municipality, it is the largest helmet in the world, which will be placed and inaugurated today, Monday.
Under the name of «Un Casco da Leggenda», a legendary helmet, the city of Pesaro will place a 4 x 6 metre wide replica helmet of Valentino Rossi.
Pesaro’s mayor Matteo Ricci invited to the opening this Monday evening, where even Valentino Rossi himself is expected.
He will of course be accompanied by a VR46 delegation, including Alberto Tebaldi. Vale’s long-time companion and CEO of the Rossi company told the newspaper “Il Resto del Carlino” in advance:
“It’s a very nice thing that both Vale and we as a company have gladly agreed to.” The giant replica will be placed near the beach on “Piazzale D’Annunizio”.
Already on the day of his retirement, Rossi was inducted into the MotoGP Hall of Fame. In addition, his number 46 was withdrawn from all MotoGP competitions.