Graziano Rossi

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Graziano Rossi
Nationality Italy Italian
Born (1954-03-14) 14 March 1954 (age 63)
Pesaro, Italy
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 19771982
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
20 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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