About to turn 42 years old, Valentino rossi it is still valid in the motor world. The figure of the Italian surpasses the ‘walls’ of MotoGP and he moves to various sports, in which they have him as a reference. Rossi is a few months away from being able to debut in a new season, which it may be the last of your sports career, together with the team Yamaha Petronas.
The satellite structure of Yamaha wants to squeeze the figure of number 46 to the maximum. That is why in the last hours they released the 10 most impressive details and statistics. Playing with his number (4 + 6 = 10), they detailed Rossi’s career over 24 years in the Motorcycle World Championship. Beside Franco Morbidelli, Rossi wants to return to the close-ups of the championship.
In their social networks, the Yamaha Petronas team released the details of Valentino’s career. The first one is clear and concise. According to them, Rossi is ‘The GOAT’ (the best of all time). In addition, he is one of the two drivers who managed to win in 100 Grands Prix. Rossi’s first was in the Czech Republic, in 1996, his first season in 125Cc (today Moto3).
They then detailed that ‘Il Dottore’ ran more than 400 Grands Prix (402 to be exact), won 9 World Titles, and achieved 199 podiums, one of Rossi’s most coveted marks. Then, the data began to turn for the most personal question of Valentino Rossi’s life, as he is a great lover of his dogs and has more than 13 million followers on Facebook, almost as much as the official MotoGP page.
Finally, they remembered the moment when Valentino got on the Formula 1 from Lewis Hamilton, in a test. They also talked about how Rossi runs his own pilot academy: the VR46 Drivers Academy and they closed with an incredible fact. Throughout his sports career, Rossi completed ‘The Tour of the World’, which is equivalent to more than 8,800 laps and a lap around the circumference of the earth (40,705 kilometers).
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