Aces high! Star MotoGP riders play poker in the sky – 50 meters above the racetrack

May 4, 2009 by Dan Brown in Bwin Poker

bwin Poker MotoGPWith the Gran Premio bwin.com de España just around the corner MotoGP riders tested their nerves off the racetrack.

Exclusive photos from today’s stunning “Poker in the Sky” tournament are now online.

bwin poker in the sky motogpHeaded by racing legend Randy Mamola, an international selection of high-flying MotoGP riders went up on the “bwin Poker in the Sky” Platform today to show off their poker skills at a height of 50 metres above the racetrack.

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The riders were the first to play at this adventurous location, which is already attracting MotoGP fans, poker players and TV-stations from all over Europe.

bwin poker in the sky motogpThe poker tournament was organized by Dorna Sports together with bwin, and the following riders participated: Randy De Puniet (France) from the LCR Honda Team, Alex De Angelis (San Marino) from the San Carlo Honda Gresini Team, Marco Melandri (Italy) from the Hayate Racing Team, Yuki Takahashi (Japan) from the Scot Racing Team, Mika Kallio (Finland) and Niccolò Canepa (Italy) from Pramac Racing.

Exclusive photographs of this unusual warm-up event are available now at Bwin Press Event

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