Lewis Hamilton has reacted he crashed Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP bike in their long-awaited ‘play’ in the Circuit Ricardo Tormo on Monday.
Hamilton was getting an opportunity to try the Yamaha that was top-class, with Rossi getting a chance behind the wheel of Hamilton’s Mercedes W08 in return out of 2017.
It’s Hamilton’s first outing on a MotoGP bike having formerly carried some running on a Yamaha R1M Superbike out at the end of 2018, while Rossi last had a taste of F1 in 2010.
The promotional event ordered by the Dragon Energy drinks company went forward as scheduled, but there has been no report or footage on how the pair of champions fared as they traded places.
A report from Italy’s La Repubblica on Wednesday morning suggested that the main reason behind the radio silence was because Hamilton had ended up crashing through his spell on the monitor.
The article contained no details of where on the trail the crash was supposed to have happened, how serious it was, or what damage could have been done into the motorcycle.
But Hamilton insisted that everything had gone quite well and immediately took to rebuff the report.
“Morning universe! ,” Hamilton wrote on Instagram. “Hope everybody is doing good.
“Sorry there has been no news yet on exactly what me and Valentino have been up to yet but all I could say it was epic,” he continued.
“We did good, no troubles whatsoever and had the best day ever!”