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Rossi still a favourite amongst users

Rossi still a favourite amongst users

Rossi still a favourite amongst users users continually backed Valentino Rossi to recover the points deficit from Nicky Hayden last season, as the Italian came out on top in a number of surveys as he mounted his comeback at the close of 2006. 78% of those voting in a pre-Valencia survey predicted a Rossi title triumph, some 49004 participants.

Even after seeing their favourite lose out on a sixth premier class title, fans of The Doctor maintain faith in his abilities. In the most recent study set by, a huge majority of 77.3% predicted that Rossi was in pole position to take back the crown from his American rival.

25496 people voted in the first survey of the year, with 19708 plumping for another season of vintage Rossi. They will have the opportunity to see their hero in action next week when he joins a large number of riders testing at the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia, and the Asian test is also the subject of this week's survey. The question posed is: "Which team will restart the preseason tests fastest in Sepang?"

MotoGP, 2007, Valentino Rossi

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