When Valentino Rossi paid tribute to Marco Simoncelli at the Italian Grand Prix and now you have a chance to bid and win the Dainese suit he raced in.
When Valentino Rossi took a podium finish at the Italian Grand Prix it meant more to sport than just a hometown hero beaming from the podium. It was a tribute to a racer beloved and missed by all – Marco Simoncelli.
Today, you can buy the custom suit that Valentino Rossi wore during the Italian Grand Prix thanks to Dainese and Rossi himself. Rossi's tribute to Marco (#ThisForSic58) could be seen from all around the track as Rossi battled his way to the finish line. While there is no set price just yet, the auction bidding has now gone live. The winner of bid should know that his generous contribution, whatever that my be, will go to the Santa Marta project – a day center for disabled people that the organization is building near Coriano (Marco's hometown).
So get your bidding fingers ready, ensure your bank account is flush and be sure to bid generously. Not only do you get a chance to own a piece of history, but you will also know that your contribution will help those in need. You can cast your bid on Dainese.com. Happy bidding!