Valentino Rossi

Nickname: The Doctor

Series: Moto GP

Team: Movistar Yamaha

Hometown: Italy


Valentino Rossi first started racing karts, at the age of 5 he was racing an 100cc motor kart but as kart racing was so expensive he decided to go into motorbike racing starting off in the Minimoto series. In 2001 Rossi won his first 500cc world championship before moving to MotoGP in 2002 where he has since won 9 championships.