Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi (born in Urbino, Italy, February 16, 1979; age 31 years) was a racer in the world motorcycle championship after grandprix era Michael Doohan, with world champion titles in four different classes that achieved in seven years is one berkarir.Ia a most successful driver of all time, with the title of World Champion 9. According to the sports magazine published by the American, Sports Ilustrated, Rossi is one of the largest paid sportsmen in duunia, he estimated paid $ 34 million in 2007. Son of a former 250 cc Grand Prix racer Graziano Rossi, and Stefania Palma holds many records and accomplishments achieved over many seniors. Total driver was booked eccentric 9 world championships, once in the 125cc class, once in the 250cc class, and seven times in the top class, 500cc and MotoGP

After his father, Graziano Rossi, Rossi started racing in Grand Prix in 1996 for Aprilia in the 125 cc category and won the first World Championship the following year. From there, he moved to the 250cc category with Aprilia, and won the 250cc World Championship in 1999. He won the 500cc World Championship with Honda in 2001, the MotoGP World Championship (also with Honda) in 2002 and 2003, and continued beruntunnya victory by winning the world championship in 2004 and 2005, after leaving Honda to join Yamaha, prior to recapture the title at 2008 and keep it in the year 2009.

Rossi is first in the standings to win the most races in the history of 500 cc / MotoGP, with 77 victories, and second in the all-time win overall standings with 103 wins the race (behind Giacomo Agostini with 122).

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