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Loris Capirossi appointed in advisory role to MotoGP World Championship

Loris Capirossi has been appointed in an advisory role to assist the with matters of safety of in the MotoGP World Championship.

After a 22-year Grand Prix career in which the Italian rider started 328 races, won three titles and finished on the podium 99 times, Dorna Sports is delighted to be able to call upon Capirossi’s extensive experience and knowledge as a former rider who has competed in the 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and MotoGP categories.

With an exciting new chapter in the history of the World Championship commencing with the introduction of the 1000cc capacity machines, the new CRT rules and the new Moto3 category for the 2012 season, Capirossi’s insight will provide a highly valuable input as MotoGP welcomes important and significant changes to the sport.

Calling upon his understanding of the needs and requirements of riders and his vast experience of a range of different machines, Loris Capirossi will offer the MotoGP World Championship advice on matters relating to safety, the new regulations, the competition in general and the homologation of new tracks.

In recognition of Capirossi’s outstanding contribution to the sport throughout his career, Dorna has also made the request to the FIM that his number 65 be retired from use in the MotoGP World Championship.

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Loris Capirossi appointed in advisory role to MotoGP World Championship
 
Loris Capirossi appointed in advisory role to MotoGP World Championship
After a 22-year Grand Prix career in which the Italian rider started 328 races, won three titles and finished on the podium 99 times, Dorna Sports is delighted to be able to call upon Capirossi's extensive experience and knowledge as a former rider who has competed in the 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and MotoGP categories.
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