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Old 01-15-2013, 12:55 PM   #810
andrewgore
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Originally Posted by yooperbikemike View Post


GP1 is estimating that Ducati lost 6-7 million Euro in sponsorship with the departure of Valentino Rossi, including Italian insurance company Generali.
Seems like they will be money ahead by not having to pay Rossi the 15 million euros, no? I realize they gotta pay Hayden, Spies, Dovi, Iannone, but the likelihood of the 4 of them costing what Rossi cost seems slim?

Andrew

PS - Ducati reveals this bike, and the only thing available are crappy low res pics? They must not want anyone scrutinizing pictures too closely
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