D-Air leathers from the Italian MotoGP
became available on Ebay
at 8 a.m. EST today and the auction can be accessed via the Dainese website
. Nine-time World Champion Rossi wore these leathers for his home race in Italy, which was also his landmark 300th Grand Prix. The popular Italian racer finished third at the event.
According to Dainese
, the back side of Rossi’s 2014 Mugello leathers bears the hashtag #thisforSIC58. This is the official hashtag that Dainese
created to commemorate the late Marco Simoncelli
. Rossi wore the leathers to show support for the Foundation dedicated to his friend and fellow countryman Simoncelli, and its projects of solidarity and cooperation.
By purchasing the Dainese suit worn by the Tavullia champion on Ebay, the highest bidder will make a significant contribution to the Santa Marta project, a day center for disabled people that the organization is building near
Additionally, the lucky buyer will receive the authentic leather Dainese
suit delivered to their location of choice inside a special display case and autographed by Rossi himself.
Tags: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
, Marco Simoncelli
, Movistar Yamaha
, Tuscany Valley
, Valentino Rossi