Graziano Rossi – “Valentino thinks not to retire, he can run over 40 years“. Graziano Rossi is confident of the future of his son, Valentino. “He does not think either. I think like him. When I see him I seem the same as 12 years ago. Can he run over 40 years? Why not? So do other athletes. When she gets married? In a few years, first, he must find the right girlfriend that he still hasn’t found.”
Graziano Rossi had not celebrated the Assen success yet
Graziano Rossi added that he had not celebrated the return to success after more than a year with his son. “Celebrating expect to see it, I don’t know when it happens. I don’t feel it for a week, but I seem to six months.” Valentino Rossi is the first rider to win two races at the distance of 20 years. 1996 Czech Republic GP success in 125 classes to victory at 2017 Assen GP are indeed passed 20 years and 311 days.
The oldest man to win in MotoGP
The second, Loris Capirossi, is more than 3 years. Since 1990 British GP to the 2007 Japan MotoGP race there was an interval of 17 years and 49 days. Winning a Grand Prix at 38 years and 129 days, Valentino also became the oldest man in the history of MotoGP. The Doctor has surpassed Troy Bayliss, who won the 2006 Valencia GP with his Ducati at 37 years old and 213 days. He also became the oldest Italian winner in MotoGP.
Then, Graziano Rossi commented the episode of Zarco. “Yes, but nothing bad, it has been just a misunderstanding. But as it is the second time this has happened this year. Now the thing is starting to worry about Valentino.” But Vale was not so calm. “From Zarco, I realized that’s not a bad guy, but does not include what the distance is between the bike,” Rossi said after the race.