Graziano Rossi

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Graziano Rossi
Nationality Italy Italian
Born 14 March 1954
Pesaro
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1977 - 1982
First race 1977 500cc Nations Grand Prix
Last race 1982 500cc San Marino Grand Prix
First win 1979 250cc Yugoslavian Grand Prix
Last win 1979 250cc Swedish Grand Prix
Team(s) Morbidelli, Suzuki, Yamaha
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
3 7 1 0 114

Graziano Rossi (born 14 March 1954 in Pesaro) is an Italian former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He is the father of 9 times motorcycle World Champion Valentino Rossi.

He began racing in the World Championship in 1977 riding a Suzuki in the 500cc class. He had his best year in 1979 when he earned three victories in the 250 class aboard a Morbidelli.[1]

Motorcycle Grand Prix results[edit]

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Points 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Points Rank Wins
1977 500cc Suzuki VEN
-
AUT
-
GER
-
NAT
13
FRA
-
NED
-
BEL
-
SWE
-
FIN
-
CZE
-
GBR
-
0 0
1978 500cc Suzuki VEN
-
ESP
-
AUT
-
FRA
6
NAT
-
NED
-
BEL
-
SWE
-
FIN
9
GBR
-
GER
-
7 16th 0
1979 250cc Morbidelli VEN
-
GER
-
NAT
-
ESP
3
YUG
1
NED
1
BEL
-
SWE
1
FIN
-
GBR
-
CZE
2
FRA
-
67 3rd 3
500cc Suzuki VEN
-
AUT
-
GER
-
NAT
9
ESP
-
YUG
-
NED
12
BEL
-
SWE
-
FIN
-
GBR
-
FRA
-
2 31st 0
1980 500cc Suzuki NAT
3
ESP
NC
FRA
4
NED
2
BEL
NC
FIN
NC
GBR
4
GER
-
38 5th 0
1981 500cc Suzuki AUT
-
GER
-
NAT
-
FRA
-
YUG
-
NED
-
BEL
-
RSM
-
GBR
11
FIN
-
SWE
11
0 0
1982 500cc Yamaha ARG
13
AUT
14
FRA
-
ESP
-
NAT
-
NED
13
BEL
-
YUG
-
GBR
-
SWE
-
RSM
11
GER
-
0 0

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