Reigning MotoGP World Champion and Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi made the first visit of his career to India today, appearing at the 10th Auto Expo in New Delhi, Asia’s biggest motor show.
Rossi went on stage to meet India Yamaha Motor’s senior management, Mr. Yukimine Tsuji, CEO and Managing Director of India Yamaha Motor and Pankaj Dubey, National Business Head of India Yamaha Motor, as well as 300 selected guests made up of dealers and media. Rossi greeted the guests, signed autographs and also inspected the latest India Yamaha models.
The MC hailed it as ‘one of the biggest events of 2010′ for the Indian motorsports community as over 1000 fans turned up to try to get a glimpse of their hero. Rossi will return to the show tomorrow for more press activities and he will also meet John Abraham, one of India’s biggest movie stars.