Capirossi to face old rivals

Capirossi was a Grand Prix racer from 1990 and 2011, starting 328 races and winning three world championships. 

"Not only do I want to take part in this event, but I would love to ride both 250cc and 500cc!" said the 41-year-old. 

"It sounds like a great idea and it will be amazing to be with so many old friends and rediscover old feelings in the saddle of the incredible two-stroke motorcycles," he added. 

The following riders are confirmed for the World GP event: 

Freddie Spencer 
Wayne Gardner 
Christian Sarron 
Didier de Radiguès 
Kevin Schwantz 
Graeme Crosby 
Steve Parrish 
José Luis Cardoso 
Carlos Cardús 
Loris Capirossi