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Valentino Rossi Quotes

This track is magic, it was a great race. I wasn't able to escape. Nicky had a great race and stayed right with me.
Valentino Rossi
#Magic

So, 11 victories is fantastic and always race in this track is different, is magic, ... I win a lot of times here, a lot of important races for my career and I love this track.
Valentino Rossi
#Magic

For sure tomorrow will be difficult. We are still struggling with stability and grip.
Valentino Rossi
#Stability

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
#Race

When it's difficult like this, the taste (of winning) is better.
Valentino Rossi
#Taste

Unfortunately, Sete had a problem, which was bad luck for him because he should have been on the podium. Anyway, this is a good win for me and now I just need one more for the title. But it is not over yet.
Valentino Rossi
#Luck

The advantage we have in the championship means that I can ride at each of the remaining six rounds without pressure to try to win every race,
Valentino Rossi
#Advantage

For sure, this is a magic circuit for me, ... I have had some great, great battles here in the past.
Valentino Rossi
#Magic

I am very happy. I know I gave more than 100% in the race, and we had a lot of problems this weekend,
Valentino Rossi
#Race

Now I go back to Italy for a couple of days but we can also make a little party here - I have my mother and some of my best friends from Italy to help me celebrate!
Valentino Rossi
#Italy

Starting from the third row will make life difficult tomorrow as it will be hard to overtake,
Valentino Rossi
#Life

I lost control of my bike. I was in second and fell to ninth but was able to get back to second place and pick up some important points.
Valentino Rossi
#Control

It's going to be a really difficult race because it's such a demanding circuit,
Valentino Rossi
#Race

For me, it was the best race of the year,
Valentino Rossi
#Race

He ran a great race, but he made a little mistake and made it easy for me, ... It was a great weekend for us.
Valentino Rossi
#Race

It was a tough race with quite a few strong riders battling it out at the finish. It was not easy to overtake, but a few of them managed to do it.
Valentino Rossi
#Race

It's a magic track for me,
Valentino Rossi
#Magic

It's a fantastic track and if the bike is okay it's a great pleasure to ride.
Valentino Rossi
#Pleasure

Everybody is very tired after the trip to Australia but it is always nice to visit a new country and we are all interested to see the new circuit in Turkey,
Valentino Rossi
#Country

It was a fantastic race and my best race of the year by far. It was a battle between great riders and it was fantastic to win like this. I would like to say thank you to my team because the bike was very, very fast.
Valentino Rossi
#Race

I always race to win, but last year it was like a motocross track and there was so much sand out there. I've got really bad memories of last year and you could say I have a score to settle with the circuit,
Valentino Rossi
#Race

I saw the F1 race on the television and the circuit looked like a lot of fun...it is a new challenge but also a new opportunity for a lot of riders to be at the front so we will see what happens.
Valentino Rossi
#Fun

I saw the F1 race on the television and the circuit looked like a lot of fun ... it is a new challenge but also a new opportunity for a lot of riders to be at the front so we will see what happens.
Valentino Rossi
#Fun

I am not sure what will happen in the race, and I am a little worried.
Valentino Rossi
#Race

I am disappointed because I wanted to win the first race of the season but there is nothing we can do now. I'm looking forward to the next race in Qatar.
Valentino Rossi
#Race

We still have quite a few problems with the vibration and this means that we can't use the bike to its full potential and make fast lap times. We've tried lots of changes to the set-up today - balance, suspension, but the problem remains. In some of the fast corners my speed is down by as much as 15 or 20kms. The good thing is that we're much better than yesterday and we've done some really good work within the team to make these improvements, but it's still not enough and some other riders are looking very strong.
Valentino Rossi
#Problems

The numbers are always important and to have won like (as many as) Mick (Doohan) is a great pleasure. But this victory is very much more important.
Valentino Rossi
#Pleasure

If you believe you are the best, you can't get better, and I always want to get better.
Valentino Rossi
#Believe

I don't think there is an anti-Rossi camp. But there are people who are thinking coldly about the pros and cons.
Valentino Rossi
#People

To be honest I didn't expect Casey to be so strong at the beginning of the season and he is doing a very good job on the Honda.
Valentino Rossi
#Beginning