Valentino Rossi Bids Farewell to MotoGP after a Glorious Career

Valentino Rossi, the nine-time world champion in all categories, concluded his 26-year-long MotoGP career on a high note on Sunday, November 14th, 2021, at Valencia in Spain. He finished 10th in his final race with Yamaha machines, which marked his 432nd race in the Grand Prix since his debut in 1996.

Goodbye Valentino Rossi, motogp last race

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Valentino Rossi his last MotoGP race

In an emotional post-race interview, Rossi expressed his gratitude towards everyone who had supported him throughout his journey. He said, “I always considered today like a nightmare, because it was the end of a long career, and I thought it would happen in Valencia, but in the end, I enjoyed it, so I have to thank everyone, everyone who has worked with me, the whole paddock, the racers other… it was an unforgettable day, and I enjoyed it. It’s been a long career, and always fun.”

Rossi’s accolades include winning the 125cc World Championship in 1997, the 250cc World Championship in 1999, the 500cc World Championship in 2001, and the MotoGP World Championship in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2009. He has won 115 Grand Prix races in total, which is the second most in the history of the sport.

Watch Video Valentino Rossi’s top five Motogp wins

To commemorate Rossi’s remarkable career, we have compiled a list of his top five MotoGP race wins. Watch the video below to relive his greatest moments on the track.

Valentino Rossi’s contributions to the sport of MotoGP are unparalleled, and his legacy will continue to inspire generations of riders to come. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.