There are different kinds of motorsports in the world, but MotoGP is the most popular between different kinds of motorsports. And, we can say each sport creates its own legend.
Valentino Rossi is the real legend of MotoGP, because The Italian MotoGP legend has won the championship nine times (1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009) and has won 88 races and 185 podium success. The figures about Valentino Rossi who stepped into the racing career in the 125cc category at the age of 17 at the age of 1996 are not enough to tell the story of the doctor – named motorcyclist.
The Italian Hegemony on MotoGP
With no doubt, Celebrating his 20th anniversary on the track in the 2016 season, Rossi was not crowned champion. Just like last season, the second leg of the Italian legend, who missed the championship, is the performansten he has shown even in the last 7 years, even when he is 37 years old. When we look at Rossi’s career, we can see both great victories and great frustrations. But maybe that’s what made him big. Because both victory and frustration can be a great glamor scene.
When we look at the historical background of MotoGP, except the “doctor” Valentino Rossi, we can see four more unforgettable champions. Giacomo Agostini, Umberto Massatti, Libero Liberati and Franco Uncini are the other Italian champions of MotoGP. In 1949, the first seeds of the MotoGP World Championship were changed over the years, developed and arrived to this day. There are, of course, many stories accumulated over the past sixty years. Finally, we can say MotoGP is one of the most popular sports events in the world and watched by billions of people from different countries all around the world today.