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Rossi peerless on points

Rossi peerless on points

Rossi peerless on points

Valentino Rossi wasn't even on the podium, but his fourth position in Turkey was enough to give the MotoGP star a new record for his collection, that of overall points in the World Championship.

The Italian has a total of 2899 points to his name as of the third race of the season, knocking Max Biaggi off the top of the all-time leaderboard.

Rossi's points comprise 432 points in two 125cc seasons, 510 in 250cc over two years, and 1957 in the premier class since 2000.

Enjoy the following video, a look back at Rossi's fightback in Istanbul.

MotoGP, 2006, GRAND PRIX OF TURKEY, Valentino Rossi

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