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Valentino Rossi
Rank Races Wins Points
5 305 89 208
Team: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP
Country: Italy
Born: 02/16/1979

Seven-time MotoGP premier class champion Valentino Rossi will be aiming to add another feather in his hat by switching to Ducati for 2011. The Italian has won the championship a record nine times and has etched his name in the top rungs of motorsport. He made his first appearance in the 125cc class in 1996 and won the title in only his second year. He then moved to the 250cc category where he finished runner-up in 1998 and clinched the title a year later - a feat he repeated in the 500cc category in just two years. After that, he won four consecutive titles in the premier class. Over the last five seasons Rossi has won the title twice, but 2010 was a disappointment after he broke his leg early in the season... making him all the more hungry for 2011.


Career Stats
Standing5
Points208
Races305
Wins89
Poles54
Podiums191
Fastest Laps75
Career Points4933
First Race2000, South African Grand Prix
Last Race2017, Valencia Grand Prix
First Win2000, British Grand Prix
Last Win2017, Dutch Grand Prix
Previous teamsNastro Azzurro Honda, Repsol Honda Team, Gauloises Fortuna Yamaha Team, Camel Yamaha Team, FIAT Yamaha Team, Ducati Team

Season Performance