The following is from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca…Valentino Rossi is officially entered to ride in the sixth annual Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca July 23-25.
“We were very concerned for Valentino after his accident in Italy,” said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “But it is like Christmas to hear that he will once again be challenging the Corkscrew this year. We are thrilled for him.”Valentino Rossi has been officially cleared to ride at this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring, six week’s after his accident in Italy. The Fiat Yamaha rider was examined by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Huber Fischer, who found him fit enough to compete at the German Grand Prix.Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix tickets are available by calling (800) 327-7322 or logging onto www.MazdaRaceway.com.Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was established in 1957. The world-renowned raceway has been operated since its inception by the Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP), a not-for-profit 501C(4) corporation. Each race season, SCRAMP donates its net proceeds to the volunteer groups that help put on the races.Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s world-class 2010 racing schedule includes the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón May 21-23, the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix featuring MotoGP World Championship July 23-25, the Pre-Reunion August 7-8, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion August 13-15 and the Global Tuner Grand Prix October 22-24.