News 12 Jun 2009

MotoGP: Yamaha's Lorenzo to race in special livery at home

Yamaha Racing PR:

Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo unveiled a special one-off livery at the Montmel√≤ circuit in Catalunya today to honour the Barcelona football club, which won the Champions League two week’s ago. The 22-year-old, who is lying second in the world championship, is a life-long supporter of the team and was in Rome to watch them triumph.

FC Barcelona was represented at the unveiling by Jaume Ferrer amd Joan Boix, Vice Presidents of the club.

Jorge Lorenzo

“I’m very proud to be here in the colours of my team. I was there in Rome for the final and watching Barca win was like a dream! I’m so happy to be able to show my support for them in this way at our home track, and I hope the fans will like it because I know many of them are also big Barcelona fans!”