Rossi: We didn’t understand a lot 27 Feb 2012

“Today was not a fantastic day,” said Rossi. “I started very early, but the track conditions were quite bad. Then when they got better I had already done 20 laps on the soft rear tyre and was sliding everywhere.

The Doctor removes his stitches. 23 Feb 2012

"The Doctor" seems to be the perfect nickname for Valentino Rossi, seeing as how the Ducati rider loves to send medical updates (and photos) to his fans via twitter.

Valentino Rossi shows us his rod. 20 Feb 2012

He made us a promise several days ago, and Valentino Rossi has been true to his word. The day after having surgery to remove "hardware" from the leg he broke at Mugello, the Italian rider told fans he would try to get them a picture of what was taken out.

Rossi: consistent improvement. 01 Feb 2012

Twelve months have passed since Valentino Rossi first realized his Ducati marriage wouldn't be enjoying a very long honeymoon. A season's worth of disappointing results and hard work ensued, and now the light has finally begun to appear at the end of the tunnel.

Rossi: we solved half our problems. 31 Jan 2012

Despite his gap to the leaders having grown since yesterday (roughly one second to Stoner), and not being the fastest Ducati on the track (Barbera was quicker on the GPZero), Valentino Rossi was still in a joking mood after day 2 of testing. "At my age, these first test days are very tiring.

Rossi: I'm enjoying this Ducati. 30 Jan 2012

As darkness begins to descend on the Sepang circuit, Valentino Rossi can breathe a sigh of relief in his garage; the new Desmosedici has lived up to expectations, and he can now take a more optimistic outlook on the future.

Rossi: ‘Sic’ wanted to be Lawson. 20 Jan 2012

On the eve of the event celebrating Marco Simoncelli's 25th birthday, many were wondering if Valentino Rossi would be attending.

Rossi puts Ferrari drivers on ice. 12 Jan 2012

 "I'm very superstitious. It's also a way of helping me concentrate before a race." Those were the words of Valentino Rossi just prior to the traditional ice races on the pond at Madonna di Campiglio.

Rossi: a title with Ducati. 09 Jan 2012

Valentino Rossi's first day of "work" this year was on the snow of Madonna di Campiglio, a much cooler climate compared to the humid heat awaiting him in Malaysia.

Rossi is there, but the D16 isn't. 08 Jan 2012

Valentino Rossi has arrived in Madonna di Campiglio, and with the Desmosedici is missing, he posed with the 1199 Panigale. Just before him it was the turn of Nicky Hayden, left arm in a sling, but in good spirits and smiling.


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