Here’s a look inside multiple-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi’s motorhome – courtesy of Motociclismo.it.
If you’re a top level racer, your motorhome is a place of sanctuary. It offers a safe space to take refuge from the circus surrounding the on track action. Back in the glory days of 500cc GP racing, all you’d have was a Transit van that you’d used to bring your bike to the racetrack – but over the years rigs have become bigger and more sophisticated. And a perfect example of that is Valentino’s mammoth motorhome; the Casaquarantasei (the house of forty six).
Built by Spanish company Rioja Vehicles – who has also created motorhomes for Marc Marquez, Maverick Viñales, Andrea Iannone and Aleix Espargaro – there’s no denying Valentino Rossi’s “Casaquarantasei” is one hell of a rig. But it needs to be – it’s Vale’s home away from home for a good portion of the year.
And as a result, It’s extremely well kitted out – with a living room, kitchen, double bedroom and a bathroom (with a shower). In addition to two satellite dishes, surveillance cameras, a flat screen TV and a Bose sound system.