THE DECADES 1956 -20 0 6 2006

Cel­e­brat­ing MCN’S great­est mo­ments ROSSI GIFTS WORLD TI­TLE TO NICKY HAY­DEN AF­TER CRASH­ING IN FI­NAL ROUND

Motorcycle News (UK) - - The Decades 1956-2006 -

Novem­ber 1, 2006 “Valentino Rossi’s reign as world cham­pion fi­nally came to an end in Va­len­cia on Sun­day af­ter the rac­ing su­per­hero proved that he is hu­man af­ter all. Rossi’s hopes of land­ing a sixth straight premier class crown were de­mol­ished on lap five when he low-sided his Yamaha M1 at turn two, leav­ing 129,000 fans and a TV au­di­ence of hun­dreds of mil­lions in stunned si­lence. Rossi said: ‘Un­beat­able su­per­heroes only ex­ist in movies – life is dif­fer­ent!’”

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