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Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi

High spirited Italian professional motorcycle racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi is amongst top sportsmen who with his exceptional motorcycle racing talent has uplifted an eternal arena for motor cycle racing.

Valentino Rossi was born on 16 February 1979 in Urbino and turned into most successful motorcycle racer celebrity of all time having nine Grand Prix World Championships record to his credit. He started racing in Grand Prix  for Aprilia in 1996 in 125cc category and won his very first World Championship in 1997. Then he uplifted to 250cc category with Aprilia and won 250cc World Championship in 1999. But the skies of his winnings were not limited to that,motorcyclist Valentino Rossi continued moving with many wins. He won his 500cc World Championship with Honda in 2001 and the MotoGP World Championships in 2002 and 2003. In 2004 and 2005 he again won back to back championships to join Yamaha leaving Honda. He is currently joining Yamaha but would leave for joining Ducati in 2011.
With his triumph at 2009 Dutch TT in Assen, he marked history with 100 triumphs and became the only second rider in motorcycle grand prix history who reached to 100 wins. In 2010, Valentino Rossi got a leg injury and got ride on a Superbike World Championship-specification Yamaha YZF-R1 that was given to him by the Yamaha World Superbike Team at Misano to test his leg injury.

Valentino Rossi also has lot of nicknames due to a strong motorcycle racer but the prominent one is “Rossifumi”. He is first in 500 cc/MotoGP race maintaining 79 wins and is second with 105 race wins overall. The Italian minister Franco Frattini government awarded Valentino Rossi the first Winning Italy Award in March 2010 for his endeavors of portraying his country through motorcycling on international level.

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