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Rossi repeated publicly that he wanted to take the first few races of 2016 before making a decision, but it was clear that the decision would be continuing with the Movistar Yamaha team and retirement.No doubt Rossi could have ridden elsewhere if he had chosen to - though the doors at Honda were almost certainly closed to him, after his defection at the end of 2003 - but realistically, Rossi's future was tied to Yamaha.
The first rookie Indy champion since Helio Castroneves in 2001 - and the first American-born rookie to win since Louis Meyer in 1928 - Rossi stretched his final tank of gas the final 90 miles, four laps longer on one tank than any other driver did the entire race.Even the bitter aftermath of the 2015 season, when Rossi lost the title to his Movistar Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo could not sour the relationship.When Yamaha awarded their Moto GP merchandise contract to Rossi's VR46 Racing Apparel business, and then signed a long-term support deal with Rossi's VR46 Riders Academy, it was obvious that Rossi would stay with Yamaha, though it was uncertain that he would still be racing.Commentators say rivals will be able to read little into the grope, though HRC has sent the images back to Japan for spectral analysis.Today in Barcelona, the Italian-based Movistar Yamaha Moto GP Team officially launched their 2016 campaign to defend last year’s Moto GP Triple Crown victory.Back in the game, he chased his teammate, who was leading the standings, to arrive at Silverstone in joint first place.
The duel for the title between the teammates would last until the very last lap of the final round in Valencia; in the end it was Lorenzo who got to lift the Championship trophy with his seventh win of the season.
His injuries will for sure put his 10th world title chances in jeopardy, if not dashing them competely.
The compound fracture of Rossi's shin is the first major injury of the Italian's long career in motorcycle racing and it will keep him in the hospital for at least a week but up to 10 days, according to doctors. Read Full Story Go anywhere in Europe and ask someone on the street if they're a fan of "The Doctor" and you'll likely hear a very long and passionate discourse about the greatest motorcycle racer the world has ever known.
He never even saw an oval except for Phoenix before this.'That partnership gave Rossi four teammates to work with at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the 24-year-old California native needed help from all of them to make Sunday's win possible at the centennial edition of 'The Greatest Spectacle In Racing.''We've had our struggles. 'We've worked very hard every day to try to improve and get things better.
It's just a huge testament to the great people I have around me.'He also could try to position his win Sunday into a full-time return to F1.
He honestly had no idea,' said team co-owner Michael Andretti.