Culture – Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions –

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Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Outgoing MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo pays tribute to the main MotoGP and Formula 1 Grand Prix champions in his own museum "Wolrd Champions by 99", open to the public in Andorra la Vella.

The new Ducati rider exhibits an impressive collection of objects and equipment collected over the years..

This Wolrd Champions by 99 museum was inaugurated on Tuesday in the presence of the Minister of Tourism and Trade of Andorra, Francesc Camp, the mayor of Andorra la Vella, Conchita Marsol, and the former Spanish pilot Angel Nieto, " 12 + 1 "times titled in the motorcycle world championship (not 13, because he is terribly superstitious!).

At the initiative of this project, Jorge Lorenzo expresses with this museum all his passion for the car and motorcycle Grands Prix, through a collection of a hundred objects, clothes and accessories that have belonged to great champions (photos at the bottom of the page). Gloves, boots and even steering wheels are on display, as well as the equipment of his idol Ayrton Senna, including the helmet of the late Brazilian pilot. This piece would also be the one that would have cost the most to Mallorcan.

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

A large part is also devoted to Michael Schumacher, his favorite Formula 1 driver, as well as to … his own person: "Jorgeuil" obviously did not forget to pay tribute to the great champion that he is! What could be more natural and logical, given his five titles in the motorcycle world championship, including three in MotoGP? ?

All the suits and helmets of n ° 99 are on display, as well as the Yamaha M1 with which he won the world crown in 2015. Will a Ducati one day be added to this beautiful collection after having led it? On title ? Many aficionados of the Italian brand hope for it from 2017! Equipment from five-time world champion Mick Doohan, Alex Crivillé, Kevin Schwantz or even a combination from Giacomo Agostini can also be admired behind the windows of the World Champions By 99.

Doohan, Agostini but also Stoner, Marquez and Rossi !

Even more notable: there are pieces to the glory of Casey Stoner, Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi, described as his "three biggest rivals". Collecting and exhibiting in his own museum objects of his opponents, including two who dominated him this year in the championship, constitutes a beautiful mark of sportiness and intelligence of Jorge Lorenzo, who could perfectly have "zapped" his current rivals to make sure you are the star of this interesting exhibit.

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Let us recall that in addition to his passion for motorcycle racing, Jorge Lorenzo is also a great admirer of Formula 1, which explains the mixed character "car and motorcycle" of his museum. The Mallorcan has also recently acceded to his dream of driving a single-seater in one, forcing the respect of the team. He himself feels so satisfied and enthusiastic about his (four) wheel turns that he does not rule out the idea of ​​a possible retraining after his MotoGP career. !

"My future could be here in Formula 1, I don’t rule it out. The Mercedes team is a great team and they made me try their car, so why not?" Said the former Yamaha rider, present during the Formula 1 final in Abu Dhabi, on the .

World Champions by 99 photo gallery

 Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

Culture - Lorenzo opens a museum dedicated to motorcycle and F1 champions -

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