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Valentino Rossi Crashes Big at Mugello, Out of Race

By John Newlin on
Nine times MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi suffered a nasty high-side crash during the second free practice at his home track of Mugello. 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. Within hours of the crash, and after...Read Full Story

Zimbio Exclusive: Interview with Valentino Rossi

By John Newlin on
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. On June 27, 2009, at only 30 years old, Valentino Rossi (a.k.a. "The Doctor") won his 100th race. He's one of the highest paid athletes in the world (in 2008, he made $34 million) and chasing him down for an interview is no small task. So the strategy was to fire off as many questions as...Read Full Story