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Rossi becomes ninth oldest winner

Rossi becomes ninth oldest winner

Thanks to victory in Jerez, Valentino Rossi moves to ninth on the list of oldest winners.

With his win at Jerez, Valentino Rossi moves above Phil Read in the following table of the oldest riders of all-time to win in the premier-class of grand prix racing. He is the second oldest rider to win in the MotoGP™ era, after Troy Bayliss. To become the oldest rider to win in the MotoGP™ era he needs to take a victory at the Aragon Grand Prix later this season or at sometime after.

1 Ferguson Anderson 44 years 237 days Spain / 1953 / Montjuic
2 Jack Findlay 42 years 85 days Austria / 1977 / Salzburgring
3 Les Graham 41 years 21 days Spain / 1952 / Montjuic
4 Jack Ahearn 39 years 327 days Finland/ 1964/ Imatra
5 Harold Daniell 39 years 240 days Isle of Man / 1949 / Tourist Trophy
6 Frantisek Stastny 38 years 247 days East Germany / 1966 / Sachsenring
7 Nello Pagani 37 years 328 days Italy/ 1949 / Monza
8 Troy Bayliss 37 years 213 days Valencia / 2006 / Ricardo Tormo
9 Valentino Rossi 37 years 68 days Spain / 2016 / Jerez
10 Phil Read 36 years 235 days Czech / 1975/ Brno

 

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MotoGP, 2016, GRAN PREMIO RED BULL DE ESPAÑA, Valentino Rossi, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP

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