Valentino Rossi has brought down the curtain on his glittering motorcycle career after announcing he will retire from the sport at the end of the season.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The legendary Italian rider has been racing in MotoGP since 2000, winning seven world championships since.
But the 42-year-old has struggled badly this term since moving from Yamaha to their satellite Petronas team and admitted it was time to hang up his crash helmet.
Valentino Rossi has announced he will retire from MotoGP at the end of the season
The 42-year-old has struggled badly for form since joining the Petronas Yamaha team this term
Speaking at a press conference in Austria, Rossi said: 'I have decided to stop at the end of the season. Unfortunately this will be my last half-season as a MotoGP rider.
'It is a very sad moment