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MotoGP Great Britain: Rossi: I need to find something extra. 01 Sep 2016

Movistar Yamaha's Valentino Rossi admits he will need to find something extra in the dry at Silverstone to challenge Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo this weekend. The nine-time world champion describes the British circuit as one of his most difficult tracks on the calendar and although Rossi


MotoGP Czech Republic: Rossi: I wasn't brave enough like Cal! 21 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi was relieved his decision to run the hard rear tyre at Brno paid off, even if the Movistar Yamaha rider was a little rueful that he chose the soft Michelin front. British rider Cal Crutchlow made the perfect choice as he opted for hard tyres front and rear, pulling clear in t


MotoGP Czech Republic: Traffic ‘like centre of Rome’ upsets Rossi’s qualifying. 20 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi declared himself to be “not happy for the result” after his qualifying attempts were frustrated by traffic at Brno, leaving him sixth fastest and off the front row of the MotoGP grid. Desperate to make up as much ground as possible on title leader Marc Marquez, Rossi describe


MotoGP Czech Republic: Rossi: Our race pace is stronger. 19 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi was happy with his overall pace as the Movistar Yamaha rider ended the opening day of free practice at Brno fifth quickest. Rossi lapped in 1m 56.174s as he finished three tenths down on Marc Marquez but the nine-time world champion feels his race pace is currently stronger.&


MotoGP Czech Republic: Rossi predicts 'great fight to the end'. 18 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi admits the odds are stacked against him in his quest for a tenth world title but the Italian star is ready for a 'great fight to the end' in this year's MotoGP World Championship. Rossi is 57 points behind Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez with eight races remaining heading into th


MotoGP Austria: Can Rossi beat the Ducatis? 12 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi made a shaky start to Saturday, but rebounded in style during the afternoon to claim second on the Red Bull Ring MotoGP grid - between the dominant factory Ducatis. Rossi's performance revived memories of his epic 2008 Laguna Seca battle against Ducati, when the Yamaha rider


MotoGP Austria: Rossi depending on Ducati slipstream, fuel. 11 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi believes it is too early to rule out any chance of MotoGP victory at the Red Bull Ring in Austria despite witnessing the awesome straight-line speed and acceleration of the factory Ducatis first hand. The nine-time world champion was competitive throughout the first day of Mo


MotoGP Austria: Rossi: 'We've proven that we're fast'. 11 Aug 2016

Valentino Rossi desperately needs to turn speed into results as the second half of the MotoGP season gets underway in Austria this weekend. Despite being more competitive than last season, three non-scores mean Rossi a huge 59 points from Honda's Marc Marquez and eleven adrift of Movistar Ya


MotoGP Germany: Valentino Rossi: I lost a good opportunity. 16 Jul 2016

Valentino Rossi saw a golden opportunity to pull back points on MotoGP title leader Marc Marquez slip away in the closing stages of Sunday's Sachsenring race. While Marquez dropped to ninth after running off-track in the early wet stages of the grand prix, then down to 14th after pitting for


MotoGP Germany: ‘Lucky’ Rossi wary of temperature drop. 16 Jul 2016

Valentino Rossi was frank in his assessment that luck was on his side in the 15-minute MotoGP qualifying shootout at the Sachsenring, after he qualified on the front row of the grid. The nine-time world champion was caught in traffic late in the session when a new tyre was fitted, and was pl


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