MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi is all set to appear in a Rallysprint, going head-to-head with the likes of World Rally legend Colin McRae.

The one-off race called the Begetta Memorial Rally takes place in a mixed-surface arena that resembles a WRC superspecial stage and includes one heat run in the dark on Saturday night.

It is one of the most popular motorsport events to take place at the Bologna Motor Show and was created in the memory of Lancia factory rally driver Attilio Bettega.

Valentino will be competing against McRae in a full works Toyota Corolla WRC car. will be at the show, which starts on 4th December, with all the latest news.