The cardboard life size cut-out of Valentino Rossi, seven times World Champion and his Road/Racing bike Yamaha YZFR1, measuring 7’ x 4’ donated by John Humphries of Yamaha Sondel Motorcycle dealers in Blackfen, Kent.
* Colin Seeley took the cut out to Goodwood Festival of Speed in hopes of persuading Rossi, a guest at the event, to sign it.
* Robert Brooks – Chairman of Bonhams the Auctioneers managed to persuade Rossi to sign the cut out at breakfast in Goodwood House.
* Conclusion that the item reached a total of £1100 at The Bonhams Auction Stafford in October 2015. Another contribution to The Trust.
THANK YOU BONHAMS, YAMAHA and SONDEL.