Valentino Rossi | Monster Energy MotoGP Rider. One year does not mean only one year. Change the color of the bike. The injuries have been sustained to the same leg that he previously broke in his high-speed practice crash at Mugello in 2010. I’ll definitely talk to them again, but there are no options available for me right now.”. It’s a discipline in which many MotoGP riders train, but it must be done in small doses. is training at... Quartararo: “The penalty? Seen Mir’s superb Rossi overtake yet? The only rider on today’s grid that can trace his career right back to the two-stroke 500GP era of MotoGP racing, Rossi has retained a remarkably high level over the last two decades. Valentino usually rides a dirt track bike at the Ranch, but he doesn't mind varying his training routine. Let us know what you think, just sign up for a free account, leave a comment and get involved! The 41-year-old Italian said he could also miss next week’s Teruel Grand Prix at the same circuit in Spain. I thought a lot before taking this decision, because the challenge is getting hotter and hotter. L'équipe Movistar Yamaha MotoGP a annoncé ce soir que Valentino Rossi a été accidenté alors qu'il s'entraînait en motocross près de chez lui, en Italie, confirmant en cela des informations relayées par les … Yamaha and nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi have officially signed a one-year contract renewal for 2021. One year means ‘sure one year, let’s see beyond that.’” ~ Neil Morrison, Teh following is the official press release from Yamaha…. To see just how much Rossi has adapted over the years, Crash.net has taken a series of photos from the same corner – at Catalunya, Phillip Island and Sepang – and layered them over one another to show the way he has changed his own style to remain competitive. His Yamaha team issued the following statement: “Following an enduro training accident on Thursday, August 31st, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP star Valentino Rossi was diagnosed with displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg. “My nervousness hasn’t passed yet,” he said. We use cookies and browser activity to improve your experience and personalize both the content and advertising you see. “I’ll watch the tests. Because it is human nature that he became bore after some time from the normal routine. I am very happy to continue riding in 2021 and to do it with the Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team. “We were not in a rush,” said the nine-time champion. BREAKING NEWS - Valentino Rossi positive for Coronavirus, will skip Aragon, Pernat: "Valentino Rossi passed the baton to VR46 at Misano", The coronavirus removes the sands of time from Rossi and Ducati's hourglass, Across the ranch, Valentino Rossi: "We’re finally back in action! 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The 2020 title will go to the best rider of this strange season that seems to have no leader ... and it doesn't. I’ll definitely talk to them again, but there are no options available for me right now.”. The Doctor confirmed the news via social media, saying: “Unfortunately, this morning I woke up and I was not feeling good. I’m focused on the present. Montmelò, Spain (September 26, 2020) – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a one-year renewal agreement with Grand Prix racing legend Valentino Rossi. Also known as The Doctor, he is a 9-time world champion racer, MotoGP icon, and one of the most famous Italian sportsmen of all times. ", TAR OKs Valentino Rossi’s decision to expand the Ranch. Rossi made his 500GP/MotoGP debut in 2000 and clinched titles in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009. Hopefully the fans will be allowed back into the tracks next year to savor watching the GOAT in action again. After 10 Grands Prix and 8 different winners, the 2020 World Championship still does not have a defined face. I could have left for Aragon,” he explained. I‘m very happy with David, and I think we haven‘t reached our best yet. On the day of the announcement of his move to Moto2, the 2020 Champion obtained yet another pole of the season, distancing his rivals by more than a... “We have to really risk it to overtake them. Dovizioso (Hop o’ My Thumb) doesn’t lose a crumb, will he find the way back for Ducati? Rossi’s father Graziano told ANSA: “Valentino is not optimistic. After early reports of the accident emerged from Italy, it has now been confirmed that Rossi has suffered displaced fractures of the tibia and fibula of his right leg, with surgery set to follow as soon as possible. Rossi is currently in Urbino Hospital, with the surgery likely to happen on Friday. Valentino Rossi, from time to time, cannot do without motocross. The 2020 title will go to the best rider of this strange season that seems to have no leader ... and it doesn't. Valentino Rossi, from time to time, cannot do without motocross. We have a contract with Dorna for our participation in the championship until the end of ‘21. “If I would've had to stay a week, ten days in Aragon, I would’ve thrown myself off the terrace.” That's the first thing the Doctor said, but he’s at least lucky enough to spend this time at home. Yamaha and nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi have officially signed a one-year contract renewal for 2021. They will use an... “I’ve always given it my all. “I would like to thank the management of the Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team for their enthusiasm and full collaboration to welcome Valentino into their team. He started out a bit like Johnny Rea's style and morphed into more like Marquez later. We're thinking about... Across the ranch, Valentino Rossi: "We’re finally back in action!". “I wanted to see out his career and he tried to make that a reality, it was not what the Petronas team had in mind;” Briggs tweeted on Friday morning. VALENTINO ROSSI TO MISS THE GRAND PRIX OF ARAGON Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Yamaha Motor Racing Srl regret to announce that Valentino Rossi will be unable to attend this weekend‘s Gran Premio de Aragón. This website is owned and published by Crash Media Group Limited. I’d knock on his door... “I have the desire and the level to continue to be in the premier class. Rossi is widely considered one of the greatest motorcycle racers of all time, with nine Grand Prix World Championships to his name – seven of which are in the premier class. The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form. Quarantined in his home in Tavullia, he was the guest of Linus and Nicola Savino on the Deejay Chiama Italia show today. Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of this weekend’s Gran Premio Michelin® de Aragon. The 'bubble' does not protect, zero-contagion does not exist. The Doctor was thus able to return to his old love, waiting to get to grips with 'his' Yamaha M1 in Sepang on February 7, when winter tests begin. To do the radiograph they had to cut the boot, and Valentino told me he feels very bad.”. “It‘ll be nice to have Franco as my teammate, as he‘s an Academy rider, it‘s going to be cool.