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Rossi makes it fifteen in a row…again!

Rossi makes it fifteen in a row…again!

Valentino Rossi’s third at the Czech GP made it 15 consecutive podiums for the Italian, the second time he has achieved this in his career.

Rossi’s third place finish at Brno was his fifteenth successive MotoGP™ podium finish. The last race at which he did not stand on the podium was at the Aragon Grand Prix last year when he crashed out of the race on the fourth lap. This is the second longest sequence of podium finishes that Rossi has achieved; as shown in the following table he holds the record of 23 successive podium finishes which he achieved across the 2002, 2003 and 2004 seasons. Rossi is the only rider to have finished on the podium at fifteen or more successive premier-class grand prix races on more than one occasion.

Number of successive podium finishes in MotoGP/500cc class:

23 -      Valentino Rossi – 2002/03/04

22 –     Giacomo Agostini – 1967/68/69

19 –     Casey Stoner – 2011/12     

17 -      Mick Doohan – 1994/95

15 -      Wayne Rainey – 1989/90
            Valentino Rossi – 2014/15

 

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MotoGP, 2015, Valentino Rossi, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP

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