Valentino Rossi  Player details

Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi - .

Country : Italy 
Date of birth  : 16/02/1979 
Location : Urbino 
Height : 1.82 m 
Weight : 67 kg 


RIDER STATS from Valentino Rossi

Nationality Italy
Birthday 16/02/1979
Birthplace Urbino, (ITA)
Residence London, (GBR)
Marital Status Single
Height 177 cm
Weight 59 kg


PERSONAL DATA from Valentino Rossi

Team Yamaha
MotoGP Debut South Africa 2000
Starts 114
Wins 58
Poles 35
Podiums 91
Titles 5 (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS from Valentino Rossi

1989 First Go-Kart Race
1990 Regional Go-Kart Championship - 9 wins
1991 4th - Italian Junior Go-Kart Championship
1992 Regional Minimoto Champion
1993 Italian 125 Production, champion
1994 Italian 125s, 6th
1995 Italian 125s, Champion
1996 125 World Championship, 9th – 1 win
1997 125 World Championship, Champion – 11 wins
1998 250 World Championship, 2nd - 5 wins
1999 250 World Championship, Champion - 9 wins
2000 500 World Championship (Honda), 2nd. 1st Britain, Brazil
2001 500cc World Champion (Honda) 1st Japan, South Africa, Spain, Catalunya, Britain, Czech Republic, Portugal, Pacfic, Australia, Malaysia, Brazil
2002 MotoGP World Champion (Honda) 1st Japan, Spain, France, Italy, Catalunya, Netherlands, Britain, Germany, Portugal, Brazil, Australia
2003 MotoGP World Champion (Honda) 1st Japan, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Portugal, Brazil, Malaysia, Australia, Valencia
2004 MotoGP World Champion (Yamaha) 1st South Africa, Italy, Catalunya, Netherlands, Britain, Portugal, Malaysia, Australia, Valencia
2005 MotoGP World Champion (Yamaha)
1st Spain, China, France, Italy, Catalunya, Netherlands, Britain, Germany, Czech Republic, Qatar, Australia
2006 MotoGP (Yamaha), 2nd. 1st Qatar, Italy, Catalunya, Germany, Malaysia
2007 MotoGP (Yamaha)


HOBBIES from Valentino Rossi

Soccer, radio-controlled toys

Motorcycling on Eurosport

Bautista tops second day in Qatar

Bautista tops second day in Qatar - 08/03/2014 - Motorcycling - Qatar Grand Prix

Alvaro Bautista topped the times on the second day of the 'non-factory' MotoGP test in Qatar on Sunday.

Espargaro leads opening Qatar test

Espargaro leads opening Qatar test - 07/03/2014 - Motorcycling - Qatar Grand Prix

Aleix Espargaro underlined the pace of Forward's Open class Yamaha as he led the 'non-factory' MotoGP test in Qatar on Friday.

MotoGP to add third class in 2014

MotoGP to add third class in 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Motorcycling

MotoGP is set to introduce a third class with immediate effect following the fallout caused by Ducati's switch from factory to Open entrant.

Lorenzo completes Phillip Island sweep

Lorenzo completes Phillip Island sweep - 05/03/2014 - Motorcycling

Jorge Lorenzo completed a clean sweep of fastest times at MotoGP's Phillip Island tyre test on Wednesday.

Ducati class switch angers Honda - 04/03/2014 - Motorcycling

Honda says it is "not happy" about the circumstances under which Ducati made its radical switch from being a factory to an Open class entrant in MotoGP.

Lorenzo stays on top at Phillip Island

Lorenzo stays on top at Phillip Island - 04/03/2014 - Motorcycling

Jorge Lorenzo was quickest again on day two of MotoGP's tyre test at a scorching Phillip Island.

Lorenzo: Fitness a huge issue

Lorenzo: Fitness a huge issue - 03/03/2014 - Motorcycling

Jorge Lorenzo has revealed that he feels 'destroyed' by race simulations in MotoGP testing following winter surgery.

Lorenzo leads Phillip Island testing

Lorenzo leads Phillip Island testing - 03/03/2014 - Motorcycling

Jorge Lorenzo was quickest on the opening day of MotoGP's tyre test at Phillip Island on Monday.

Camier loses Ioda MotoGP ride - 01/03/2014 - Motorcycling

British rider Leon Camier is set to lose his planned Ioda MotoGP seat before the season even starts.

Camier missing from revised MotoGP entry list

Camier missing from revised MotoGP entry list - 28/02/2014 - Motorcycling

Britain’s Leon Camier has disappeared from a revised MotoGP entry list published by the FIM.

Lorenzo: tyres give Honda advantage - 28/02/2014 - Motorcycling

Jorge Lorenzo believes Honda has been handed a definitive advantage over Yamaha as a result of Bridgestone's altered 2014 MotoGP tyre compounds.

Ducati confirms switch to Open class

Ducati confirms switch to Open class - 28/02/2014 - Motorcycling

Ducati has confirmed it will make a radical switch and compete as an Open class entry in the 2014 MotoGP championship.

Rossi and Pedrosa tie on final day

Rossi and Pedrosa tie on final day - 28/02/2014 - Motorcycling

Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa tied for the top spot on the final day of the second 2014 pre-season MotoGP test at Sepang.

Rossi admits Yamaha in trouble

Rossi admits Yamaha in trouble - 27/02/2014 - Motorcycling

Valentino Rossi says that Yamaha is "in trouble" in its fight to adapt to Bridgestone's new 2014 MotoGP compounds.

Dovizioso tests Open class Ducati - 27/02/2014 - Motorcycling

Andrea Dovizioso tried an Open class specification Ducati at Sepang on Thursday, with just one day to go before the deadline to choose the category for the 2014

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