Tag Archive: Valentino Rossi

Dec 04

Rossi makes Monza Rally Show history

The Italian secured a sixth victory at the 2017 Monza Rally Show

There’s just no keeping VR46 down. During a tense season where the Doctor scored a top five championship finish in motorcycle racing’s premier class – nailing six podiums and a win – Valentino Rossi wrapped things up in fine style by taking a record-breaking sixth victory at the 2017 Monza Rally Show. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Rossi debuts stunning winter test helmet at Sepang

Huichol style for the ‘Doctor’ in the 2018 preseason

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken inspiration from Huichol art for his 2018 winter testing helmet design, first set to be used at a private test for Yamaha at Sepang underway soon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Tipping the scales: Marquez stamps his authority on Aragon

Fifth win of the year makes it advantage 93, with Rossi taking a top five despite injury – and Lorenzo on the podium

Tipping the scales Marquez stamps his authority on AragonMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took win number five of the season on home turf at MotorLand Aragon, picking off his rivals on the way to the front to make some serious gains as key contenders Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) finished off the podium. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) sliced through to second, and Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) made it a Spanish trio on the podium at home as he led from the front before eventually crossing the line in third –  his second podium in red. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for Marquez

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for MarquezMovistar Yamahas split by Lorenzo at MotorLand after the reigning Champion slides out of contention for pole. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole position for the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, exactly a tenth of a second ahead of Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) at the front as compatriot and key title rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) tumbled out of contention. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Marquez fastest in damp FP1

Reigning Champion quickest as Rossi gets back on track for eight laps despite the weather

Raising the stakes fearless Marquez equalises at MisanoMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) went quickest in FP1 at MotorLand Aragon by almost half a second, ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa and rookie sensation Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3). With rain coming down soon after the start of the session, running was more limited – with most heading back into pitlane before the action picked up again in the latter half. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

“The battle is on fire”: MotorLand revs up for MotoGP™

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotorLand revs up for MotoGP™Ahead of lights out for the first practice sessions on Friday at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, the riders sat down for the pre-event Press Conference to talk about the title fight and the race weekend ahead – as well as the biggest headline on Thursday as Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was passed fit to try and compete in the race weekend.

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Sep 21

Rossi: “I will try to ride this weekend”

Movistar Yamaha rider will attempt to take part in the Aragon GP

After testing his fitness on a Yamaha R1 for a number of laps at Misano on Monday and Tuesday, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has decided to attempt to take part in the upcoming Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon.

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Sep 20

Rossi successfully wraps up second riding session

During the two-hour private riding session the nine-time World Champion was able to complete 20 laps in total.

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the topThe Italian will make a final decision on his attempt to compete in the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón after a further medical examination. Having ridden his first laps around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi was back aboard his YZF-R1M to resume his physical test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Rossi completes first laps back on track at Misano

Nine-time World Champion heads out on track for a trial run – and will decide on Wednesday whether to attempt riding at Aragon

Rossi tests fitness at MisanoSince an accident in training on 31st August, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has been working hard on recovering from the double fracture in his right leg as soon as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Rossi discharged from hospital

Nine-time World Champion returns home following successful surgery

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi has been discharged from hospital after spending one night at the ‘Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti’ in Ancona. After receiving surgery on the fractures in his right leg, the Italian’s condition improved enough for him to leave the hospital.

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Sep 02

Rossi on racing in 2017…before the injury

“I’m not old, I’m young. I’m old for being here in MotoGP. Or maybe the other ones are too young!”

Just before breaking his leg, the rider from Tavullia had spoken to motogp.com about the challenges of being a contender in 2017 Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Rossi undergoes successful surgery

Nine-time World Champion has fractures fixed following enduro accident

Valentino Rossi - leader after the Americas GP and winner at Assen - 119 pointsOn Thursday night, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi had a successful operation on the displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg after an enduro accident the same evening. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

#BritishGP: Crutchlow flies the flag on home turf

Octo British Grand Prix – Brit fastest on Friday – ahead of Rossi and Viñales

BritishGP Crutchlow flies the flag on home turfCal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) topped the timesheets on Day 1 of the Octo British Grand Prix, two tenths ahead of the first of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo – with nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi heading teammate Maverick Viñales, last year’s winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the top

Top of the timesheets at the Brno test

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the topMovistar Yamaha MotoGP rider shoots to the top at the end of a busy day of track action following the Czech GP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Behind enemy lines: Viñales steals pole at Mugello

Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley

Behind enemy lines Viñales steals pole at MugelloNumber 25 heads the grid from Rossi and Dovizioso at the Italian GP. Championship leader Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole for the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, heading teammate Valentino Rossi on the ‘Doctor’’s home turf at Mugello. Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso gives the home crowd even more to cheer about, taking third and a front row start. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Valentino Rossi and Andrea Iannone dedicate their helmets to two grand sporting champions

Designer Aldo Drudi transforms their heartfelt tributes to the late Nicky Hayden and to Italy into art

Valentino Rossi and Andrea Iannone dedicate their helmets to two grand sporting championsIn what has now become a tradition, the AGV Pista GP R helmets of Rossi and Iannone for the Saturday morning qualifying sessions for the Italian Motorcycle Grand Prix held in Mugello, sport special celebratory designs.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

No further medical complications for Rossi

Mild thoracic and abdominal trauma following a motocross accident

Valentino Rossi recovering from motocross injuryFollowing yesterday‘s motocross accident, the ‘Doctor’i has experienced a positive healing process over the last 12 hours.

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May 26

Valentino Rossi recovering from motocross injury

Nine-time World Champion diagnosed with no fractures after hospital check up with further updates on Friday

Jean-François DemersValentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was involved in a motocross training accident at the Cross Club Cavallara in Mondavio on Thursday evening, and the Italian rider was taken to a local hospital for a medical check-up following the incident.

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May 21

Showdown at Le Mans: Viñales vs Rossi for the #FrenchGP

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France

Unaware of Rossi's crash, Viñales pushed to the limit to win the raceLast lap drama and a huge Championship shake up as Viñales pushes the ‘Doctor’ to his limits. The first Movistar Yamaha duel of the season saw Maverick Viñales the man to take the stunning 500th win for Yamaha after a clash of the titans at Le Mans – with the tremors from the French GP felt throughout the Championship standings.

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May 20

Viñales lights up Le Mans as Zarco steals the spotlight

HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France 

Valentino Rossi Ciao Le Mans!!Yamaha domination in France as Viñales takes pole, Zarco flies the flag – and Rossi starts from the front. Read the rest of this entry »

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