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Sporting profile of MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi

Sporting profile of MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi

Sporting profile of MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi

After winning the elite category of Grand Prix for the second time, MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi now has four World titles to his name. The 23 year old born in Urbino, Italy, boasts an impressive sporting profile:

First Grand Prix: 1996 Malaysia 125cc.
First pole: 1996 Czech Republic 125cc.
First fastest lap: 1996 France 125cc.
First podium: 1996 Austria 125cc.
First victory: 1996 Czech Republic 125cc.

Grand Prix starts: 103
500cc/MotoGP: 43
250cc: 30
125cc: 30

Grand Prix victories: 49
500cc/MotoGP: 23
250cc: 14
125cc: 12 $$$ Podiums: 70
Pole Positions: 21

> 1990: Begins riding pocket-bikes.
> 1993: Contests Italian Sport Production Championship with Cagiva.
> 1994: Italian Sport Production Champion.
> 1995: Third in 125cc European Championship and Italian Champion.

> 1996: 125cc World Championship debut season. Ninth overall with one victory.
> 1997: Becomes second youngest 125cc World Champion with eleven victories.

> 1998: 250cc World Championship debut season. Second overall with five victories.
> 1999: 250cc World Champion with nine victories.

> 2000: 500cc World Championship debut season. Second overall with two victories.
> 2001: 500cc World Champion with eleven victories.
> 2002: MotoGP World Champion riding four stroke RC211V to ten victories.

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