Rossi allowed to travel to Valencia after negative test result

Following a negative PCR test result received overnight (Thursday 5th November European time), Valentino Rossi started making his way to Valencia, Spain.

On Friday Rossi will take another PCR test as per FIM requirements. If he again tests negative, the Italian will be able to take part in this weekend‘s Gran Premio de Europa.

Official Statement

Today (Thursday 5th November), Valentino Rossi has taken a PCR test and the result came back negative for the Covid-19 virus. As per the Italian law, the Yamaha rider is now allowed to end his self-isolation and take part in everyday society again. Rossi will take this opportunity to fly to Valencia, Spain, this evening.

Tomorrow (Friday 6th November), he will do a second PCR test and if the result is negative again, he will be able to reunite with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team and take part in this weekend‘s Gran Premio de Europa. Should Rossi test positive tomorrow, then standby replacement rider Garrett Gerloff will take his place.


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