Crash.net has just received pictures from Valentino Rossi's appearance in London today, which saw the reigning MotoGP world champion arrive by Speedboat before taking members of the press on a boat cruise on the Thames, past many of the City's landmarks

After that, the 24-year-old Italian superstar rode into Leicester Square on a Honda Goldwing (with #46 attached) to meet and greet fans, in a special event hosted by Suzi Perry and designed to promote this weekend's British Grand Prix at Donington Park.

To see all the pictures, simply click on The Last 50 under Pictures to the left of the screen.

A full report on Rossi's activities will follow...