Label: Valentino

Marquez admires Rossi’s rise in form

Marquez admires Rossi’s rise in form

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Marc Marquez said it was just amazing how Valentino Rossi revived his career after a few bad seasons, adding that he probably wouldn’t have been able to do it on his own. Rossi became runner-up this season, winning two races and it was his best season since 2009, when he last celebrated the world title. The 2010 season was marred by a broken leg for the Italian, followed by two years at the uncompetitive Ducati. He finally returned to Yamaha, where he raised his form to an enviable level this year. "Unbelievable. After two not so good seasons at Ducati, he returned to Yamaha, where he was also not very good. But this year he showed that he is a very strong competitor," Marquez commented on Rossi's form. “After three or four years without good results, it’s hard to come back
Rossi after four years from first place

Rossi after four years from first place

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Valentino Rossi achieved the fastest qualifying time with Yamaha in the race in Valencia and will thus start the race for the grand prize for the first time since 2010 from the first starting place. The Italian's time of 1: 30.843 was 0.132 seconds better than the time of Andrea Ianone in second place, and Dani Pedrosa managed to place in the first starting line at the last minute. Jorge Lorenzo, Rossi’s teammate, was fourth, while Marc Marquez set up only fifth. In the last attempt, the Spaniard predicted an excellent time with the best time of the first sector, but before the end of the lap, his front end dropped and he finished the qualifications in the sand by the track. Pol Espargaro was sixth, with Bradley Smith, Cal Crutchlow and Andrea Dovizioso behind him in ninth place. Ste finished ten
Rossi: The tenth title is not impossible

Rossi: The tenth title is not impossible

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Valentino Rossi believes that it is not impossible for him to win the title of world champion next season, the tenth in his career, after showing slightly better form this year, and to achieve even two victories. "I don't think it's impossible. That's my goal, too, and I think we can improve next season compared to this year. Work for the 2015 season has already begun and has been going on all this season, in fact, since the last testing last season. We have already shown great potential this year, and I can be even better next season, as can my team, with Silvan (chief mechanic) at the helm, who has more experience for a year, and now knows MotoGP better, so he can be even better. I think we can improve the way we work together, as the first season is just behind us
Rossi only with a shake

Rossi only with a shake

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Despite a nasty fall at the race in Aragon, Valentino Rossi was not seriously injured, but will remain in the hospital under observation as he suffered a concussion. Rossi lost control of the engine at the entrance to the seventh turn and fell ugly from it onto the asphalt excursion zone, then stopped in the sand. Rossi was immediately taken to a medical center. "Valentino suffered a concussion and lost consciousness in the process," the clinic said. "We also did a head scan and found that he did not suffer any serious injuries, such as bleeding in the brain. Nevertheless, he will remain under observation for the next few hours, but there is no cause for concern."    
Rossi delighted the home fans

Rossi delighted the home fans

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After the dominance of Marco Marquez, who lost the first place only once in Brno this year, and even then the victory was celebrated by the racer of his Honda team, the other racers fought more than with scoring who will be able to beat Marquez. Valentin Rossi also managed to do that in today's race in Misano. Lorenzo started the race best. Right behind him, Rossi and Marquez found themselves in the first corner. Marquez then pressed hard and attacked the experienced Rossi, he also managed to overtake him, but not for long. Then Valentino pressed hard and managed to get ahead of Lorenzo, and Marquez did the same soon after. Marquez made a series of great laps, seemed to be faster than the Italian, but made a mistake in the ninth lap, and fell. He continued the race from the last place and so Rossi strongly
Rossi two more years at Yamaha

Rossi two more years at Yamaha

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Valentino Rossi has signed a new two-year contract with the Yamaha team, ie until the end of the 2016 season. The Italian said in Assn that he is very close to signing a new contract, and this was officially confirmed today. "I am delighted to be able to inform you that I have signed a new two-year contract with Yamaha. I am very proud of this moment," Rossi said. "Continuing to work is very important to me as I enjoy working with the team and all the team members, both with the Japanese and the Europeans who have accompanied me almost my entire career. I wanted to continue racing. I feel good and motivated. I am very happy to be I can continue to drive my YZR-M1, my long-term love, which will remain so for at least another two years.I want to thank everyone.I will continue to do my best to get to the forefront and drive good d
The third pole for the magical Marquez!

The third pole for the magical Marquez!

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Marc Marquez did not give up even in the qualifications for the Grand Prix of Argentina. With a lap time of 1: 37.683, he secured the third consecutive best starting position this season. Even closer to him came Jorge Lorenzo, who was seven tenths of a second behind his compatriot. The Spaniards also finished third and fourth, Dani Pedrosa ahead of Aleix Espargaro. Valentino Rossi disappointed with the sixth best qualifying time.
Marquez remains undefeated!

Marquez remains undefeated!

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Marc Marquez drove the dominant race in Texas, USA, and won again. He was accompanied on the podium by his teammate Dani Pedrosa, and Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso also made his way to them. The Yamaha team experienced a real setback. Jorge Lorenzo left his starting position long before the traffic lights went out, thus immediately wasting all chances to win, as he had to take a penalty run through the pits. Marquez did not let himself be disturbed. He took the lead in the race and only increased his advantage, and no one could follow Honda. Valentino Rossi fought for third place in the first few rounds, but round after round his rivals approached him, and the Italian soon began to lose places. By the end of the race he had dropped to eighth place, two me
Marquez wants even more fights with Rossi

Marquez wants even more fights with Rossi

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The winner of this year’s first race in Qatar, Marc Marquez, is excited about the possibility of further city battles with Valentino Rossi, as we saw on Sunday. The current world champion, despite a not completely healed broken leg, managed to beat the experienced Italian on Sunday and pocket the first 25 points. The 21-year-old Repsol Honda racer is already looking forward to the next race in Texas, USA, where he recorded his first victory in the royal motorcycle class last year. “The race was great for the fans, but those 25 points are just as important to me as I had to miss testing before the season because of an injury,” Marquez said. "The weekend was very unusual, as there were quite a few racers at the top, who are usually not in the forefront. We will see if this is normal in the next race. All