Valentino Rossi1979-02-16 (age 40)
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Valentino Rossi believes MotoGP’s current crop of top riders have done a better job at adapting their riding style to the demands of modern grand prix racing.
Valentino Rossi admits his current worst season as a Yamaha MotoGP rider is only “a little bit better” than his two difficult seasons with Ducati.
Valentino Rossi said Yamaha's straightline speed deficit cost him a lot during MotoGP's Australian Grand Prix and was a big reason for why he finished only eighth.
Valentino Rossi fears that the MotoGP rider market for the 2021 season could move "too soon" for him to be able to make a fully-informed decision whether to retire or not.
Valentino Rossi "has perhaps hung around a little bit too long" in MotoGP according to his former crew chief Jeremy Burgess.
Valentino Rossi says his MotoGP employer Yamaha will pull out all the stops to keep Fabio Quartararo beyond 2021 if it's not "crazy".
Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says his difficult Thailand Grand Prix was “very similar” to prior recent races, which came as a disappointment after he’d showed promise in warm-up.
Valentino Rossi says the Yamaha MotoGP bike's acceleration deficit is no longer "embarrassing", as it was during last year's Aragon Grand Prix.
Valentino Rossi says he is seeking a "solution" to his current deficit to fellow Yamaha MotoGP riders Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo after finishing a distant fourth at Misano.
Marc Marquez says the spat between he and Valentino Rossi in MotoGP qualifying provided “extra motivation” to win the San Marino Grand Prix, even though it was not “necessary”.
MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez says he was puzzled by rival Valentino Rossi’s “intention” in their run-in during Misano qualifying.
Valentino Rossi says he was "surprised" that all four Yamaha MotoGP riders ended Friday practice at Misano strongly, despite them using several different configurations.
MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi says he is honoured to have ‘very strong’ Formula 1 drivers like Lando Norris and Alex Albon as fans of his.
Valentino Rossi says Yamaha is now delivering updates to improve its MotoGP bike he’s been requesting for “two and a half years”, after a strong run of recent races.