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Rossi celebrates first flag-to-flag podium


Valentino Rossi converted a front row start into his sixth podium of the 2013 season at the shortened Australian Grand Prix. The race became a 19 lap dash with mandated pitstops at half distance because of severe tyre blistering due … Continue reading

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Rossi: We tried everything for home podium


Valentino Rossi had to settle for fourth position at today’s San Marino Grand Prix. The Italian, racing less than 10km from his home town of Tuvullia, finished fourth for the fourth consecutive race but having enjoyed a much strong weekend … Continue reading

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Rossi happy with Friday but thrilled with Seamless Shift Gearbox


Valentino Rossi ended the opening day at Misano third fastest and just over one quarter of a second slower than the Honda’s of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. It was a competitive start to his home Grand Prix, Tuvulia is … Continue reading

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Marquez and Rossi joke about overtaking move


Marc Marquez’ stunning overtaking move on Valentino Rossi in the early stages of the US Grand Prix has become an instant classic in MotoGP and replicated a contentious move that Rossi made on Casey Stoner in 2008. On that day … Continue reading

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Rossi motivated and happy in Holland


Valentino Rossi was on the pace in both sessions today in Assen ahead of the Dutch TT but the Italian admitted that he will be under pressure this weekend following Jorge Lorenzo’s injury. With the reigning world champion sidelined this … Continue reading

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Improving qualifying key for Rossi


Valentino Rossi was in good humour on Thursday when he was asked about how he felt after his home Grand Prix at Mugello ended with the nine times world champion crashing with Alvaro Bautista on the opening lap: “I am … Continue reading

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Another “wasted day” for Rossi


Valentino Rossi admitted that Friday had been a wasted day for the MotoGP field with the difficult weather conditions offering little in the way of running for most of the riders. “Another day wasted by the weather,” said Rossi at … Continue reading

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