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Mr Rossi

Discussion in 'Racing, Motorsports, and Track Days' at netrider.net.au started by hornet, Aug 22, 2005.

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  2. They've shown and interviewed Rossi Senior at several MotoGP races.
    Racing must be in their blood :)
  3. he was a very well respected 500cc GP race (and 250cc too) back in the late 1970's.
  4. that's one proud dad, his son fulfilling all his lifelong ambitions
  5. good on him,i wonder if he was called the doctor
  6. Can't remember. I don't recall them having nicknames like that back then, at least not ones that the average punter would know. The only one that sticks in my mind is that Kenny Roberts used to be called "King"

    Oh, and Freddie Spencer was "Fast Freddie"

    I think the nicknames started to appear once a few American riders started making an impression in Europe.