Valentino will turn 42 on February 16, 2021. The Italian will again be the oldest driver in MotoGP this season. Having a new role as a satellite team driver, He hopes to be able to set a positive record again this year.
With that age, Petronas SRT Yamaha team rider has gained many positive records in his career. To date, Valentino has achieved 115 victories during his career in various championships (GP 125, GP 250 to MotoGP). Despite his many achievements, he still insists on keeping racing in the hope of continuing to set records.
Then when will Rossi decide to retire from motor racing that raised his name? It is known that he extended his contract with Yamaha for one year. He currently serves as a satellite team driver, although he still uses the manufacturer’s spec motor.
Starting the new season, the owner of the starting number 46 is targeting some expectations and one of them is a winning record of course. But there is one other important thing that holds him back from making retirement decisions.
“I want to chase and beat the record of 122 wins (Giancomo) Agostini.
At least I wanted to scare him a little …