Rossi faces bomb terror

Published: 16 December 2002

It’s hard to believe, but Valentino Rossi is under police protection after he was named in a message included with a letter bomb.

The message mentioned Rossi because of his links with Honda MotoGP sponsor Repsol. Since the letter bomb was discovered by checks at Milan airport, it is believed Rossi has gone into hiding in London, watched round-the-clock by the police.

Rossi’s team boss Carlo Fiorani told MCN " We’re shocked and stunned by the news " .

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