Ferrari down plays Rossi F1 switch rumours
20 July, 2010
Jul.20 (GMM) Ferrari has cooled speculation that Valentino Rossi might be ready to push for a switch to formula one.
When the Italian recently broke his leg in a MotoGP practice crash, the rumour mill suggested the timing might be right for Rossi to turn his attention to four wheels.
But with the 31-year-old now back to racing fitness and tipped to sign a deal with Ducati, Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has indicated that Rossi is still focused on bikes.
“It (Rossi switching to F1) would be great, but he has many more years on two wheels,” the Italian said in an interview with La Stampa.