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Valentino Rossi
Rank Races Wins Points
3 320 89 185
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
Standing3
Points185
Races320
Wins89
Poles55
Podiums196
Fastest Laps75
Career Points5118
First Race2000, South African Grand Prix
Last Race2018, Japanese 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, Yamaha Factory Racing Team

Season Performance