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Tank Slapper Podcast: Valentino Rossi Announces Retirement

Rossi made his Grand Prix motorcycle racing debut in the 125cc class in 1996 and has since written himself in arguably the best history book ever on motorcycles, and perhaps overall in motorsport.

Rossi, who won 115 Grand Prix in 125cc, 250cc and MotoGP classes, won nine world titles. The seven MotoGP riders faced the most fierce opposition the Premier class has ever seen in Max Biaggi, Sete and more. Gibernau, Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo.

Although his results have declined in recent years, Rossi’s star power is stronger than ever, and the Italians transcend the sport that made him famous.

plus: Why Rossi didn’t prolong his welcome in MotoGP

Autosport’s Luis Duncan and’s Oriole Puccimon discuss Rossi’s announcement and his legacy in the latest tank slapper podcast as the Styrian Grand Prix marks the beginning of Rossi’s 10-race farewell tour. ..

Podcasts can be listened to using the following players or through all the great audio platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Tank Slapper Podcast: Valentino Rossi Announces Retirement

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