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Oct 18, 2013

Pets Named After Famous Racers, Part 7: Dogs Rossi And Simoncelli

Rossi And Simoncelli of Port Orford, Oregon.
Holly and Ernie Witt of Port Orford, Oregon sent in a photo of dogs Rossi and Simoncelli, along with a note from Holly that read:

"Valentino Rossi in the back and Guido Marco Simoncelli in the front. Guido got his full name after Sic's death; seemed appropriate because he loves to taunt Valentino into going faster by biting at his rear 'tire' and bumping him. They both love watching MotoGP and going really fast around and around in big circles...just like their 'paddock managers.'"

Do you have a pet named after a famous racer, or know someone else who has a pet named after a famous racer?

Send an in-focus pet photo (as a jpeg file) along with the name of the pet and the name of their human or humans, to . The photo may be featured on during slow news days.
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