28 motivating Valentino Rossi Quotes

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An Italian professional motorcycle road racer, Valentino Rossi has earned numerous MotoGP World Champion. He is also considered as the greatest motorcycle racer of all time who won nine Grand Prix World Championships to his name.

Among those nine, seven of them were received in his premier class. After competing in 400 or more Grands Prix, he found his fame maximizing.

Moreover, he is also a team owner of the junior class team, Sky Racing Team by VR46 that competes in Moto2 and Moto3. His works are engaging, and his words motivate his fans to proceed forward in life. Here are some of his quotes that will help you in going top.

Valentino Rossi quote on entertainment
Valentino Rossi quote on entertainment

“Riding a race bike is an art – a thing that you do because you feel something inside.”– Valentino Rossi

“I try to have a different relationship with the bike. I don’t give it a name, but I always speak with it. I don’t know if the other riders do the same. This is not only a piece of metal – there is a soul. The bike talks back too. But not with a voice, with the components”– Valentino Rossi

“The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true.”– Valentino Rossi

“I’m Valentino Rossi. And I want to be a person, not an icon.”– Valentino Rossi

“To be a great motorbike racer, the most important thing is passion for the bike.”– Valentino Rossi

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“I would have probably stolen cars – it would have given me the same adrenaline rush as racing.”– Valentino Rossi

“To win the Championship in the first year will be hard. We need time to become competitive and win races”– Valentino Rossi

“How do Ferrari know what I’m doing next year when I don’t know what I’m doing next week?”– Valentino Rossi

“The work that we do during the winter is very important; we have a new bike, and it’s important to develop it during this time, and we start with this test”– Valentino Rossi

“I’m done with F1 unfortunately. I’m too old, the train has passed”– Valentino Rossi

“In 2002, the Yamaha was at more or less the same level as the Honda, better in some ways, worse in others. But in the winter of last year between 2002 and 2003, Honda made a big step forward, and it seemed as if Yamaha couldn’t quite match that improvement.”– Valentino Rossi

“However, I am looking forward to the two new Grands Prixs both Shanghai and Laguna Seca are fantastic tracks and it will be good to race at them.”– Valentino Rossi

“It is dangerous and unbelievably fast and entirely different from the kind of track I am used to racing on”– Valentino Rossi

“Also, when I started racing he knew a lot of people and it was more easy for me to find the first bike, so I have a good chance for sure.”– Valentino Rossi

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“If I test the car for a year I can be quite competitive the next season.”– Valentino Rossi

“Maybe if Graziano make another work or another sport I wouldn’t have had this passion to be a rider”– Valentino Rossi

“Fortunately, during my career I have won more or less everything, so I need to enjoy it to have the right motivation.”– Valentino Rossi

“Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.”– Valentino Rossi

“We have the 2004 M1 here for reference, which is useful. It worked well here last year; we won the race and always did fast lap times so it will be interesting to compare it to the new bike and it will help us to understand which parts have improved”– Valentino Rossi

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“But I could also start F1 or rallying. I love rallying much more.”– Valentino Rossi

“I’m lucky because I don’t feel too much pressure – it’s only in the last hour before the race, and even then it’s good, positive pressure.”– Valentino Rossi

“I don’t like being famous – it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse.”– Valentino Rossi

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“I have won on Honda and Yamaha so maybe it is interesting to win with a third team, Ducati, who are Italian.”– Valentino Rossi

“In my opinion, we are at the limit now, and 17 races is really too much. With all the testing that we do now, it means we’re always on the bike, and it’s quite difficult.”– Valentino Rossi

“I race to win. If I am on a bike or in a car it will always be the same.”– Valentino Rossi

“I am able to ride the bike and think clearly about strategy and tyres. I also have positive thinking. I am very constructively critical.”– Valentino Rossi

“Once the races begin it’s more difficult and there is never that much time for testing.”– Valentino Rossi

“It’s a big, big advantage because understanding what changes we might make takes time and it takes time to work out settings and to understand everything about the new machine.”– Valentino Rossi


Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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