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Valentino Rossi (born in Urbino, Italy) is a famous Athlete from Italy, he is still alive and was born February 16, 1979.

Biography

Valentino Rossi is an Italian motorcycle racer running for Fiat Yamaha in MotoGP in 2010, and which shall run for the Ducati Team in 2011. He is seven-times world champion in MotoGP, and he has also taken a title in both the 125cc and 250cc class.

Valentino is the son of Graziano Rossi, who also participated in the 500cc class between 1978 and 1982. He began his career in the 125cc class in 1996 and took his first title the following year. He then ran in the 250cc class in 1998, where he also took the title on his second attempt. The same pattern he followed in the 500cc class, which in 2002 changed its name to MotoGP. Rossi dominated this class from 2001 to 2005, where he took five successive titles. In 2006, the championship decided in the last race of Valencia and it was American Nicky Hayden who took the title ahead of Rossi. In 2008 Rossi won the throne back, and he retained it in 2009.

Rossi started the 2010 season strong with a victory in the first race followed by two podiums. Problems emerged, however up when he got a high aspect of turning 13 Biondetti at Mugello during the 2 fritreningen before the Italian Grand Prix. The result was an open violation of the right leg, which meant that Rossi had to stand over four years. He will run his first race after the injury at Sachsenring in Germany on 18 July. He ended the race on a 4 place after having fought with Casey Stoner on 3 place in the last rounds.

Before the 2011 season it was speculations that Rossi would go over to the Ducati Team, but the 15th August 2010 Rossi announced that he had signed a two-year contract with the Italian team. He will take the place of Casey Stoner, who goes over to the Repsol Honda.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Valentino, under the main topic Car.

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Source / external links:

http://www.valentinorossi.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentino_Rossi

Famous quotes by Valentino Rossi (21)


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"Once the races begin it's more difficult and there is never that much time for testing"
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"Also, when I started racing he knew a lot of people and it was more easy for me to find the first bike, so I have a good chance for sure"
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"The work that we do during the winter is very important; we have a new bike and it's important to develop it during this time, and we start with this test"
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"It is a big problem and so I don't know for sure if I say yes or no to Ferrari"
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"How do Ferrari know what I'm doing next year when I don't know what I'm doing next week?"
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"Riding a race bike is an art - a thing that you do because you feel something inside"
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"Maybe if Graziano make another work or another sport I wouldn't have had this passion to be a rider"
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"I race to win. If I am on the bike or in a car it will always be the same"
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"In 2002 the Yamaha was at more or less the same level as the Honda, better in some ways, worse in others. But in the winter of last year between 2002 and 2003, Honda made a big step forward and it seemed as if Yamaha couldn't quite match that improvement"
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"If I test the car for a year I can be quite competitive the next season"
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"I have won on Honda and Yamaha so maybe it is interesting to win with a third team, Ducati, who are Italian"
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"I don't like being famous - it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse"
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"But I could also start F1 or rallying. I love rallying much more"
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"We have the 2004 M1 here for reference, which is useful. It worked well here last year; we won the race and always did fast lap times so it will be interesting to compare it to the new bike and it will help us to understand which parts have improved"
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"It's a big, big advantage because understanding what changes we might make takes time and it takes time to work out settings and to understand everything about the new machine"
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"In my opinion we are at the limit now, and 17 races is really too much. With all the testing that we do now, it means we're always on the bike and it's quite difficult"
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"I always enjoyed myself a lot in pre-school"
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"To win the Championship in the first year will be hard. We need time to become competitive and win races"
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"I'm Valentino Rossi. And I want to be a person, not an icon"
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"As for the level of spectacle of the two disciplines, I leave it to the people who watch the races to comment"
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"I would have probably stolen cars - it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing"


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