Rossi fans got what they had been waiting for in Assen on Saturday, Valentino Rossi back on winning form for his 80th premier class victory .It is also his 106 career win and eighth at Assen.
The Yamaha rider looked extremely happy to be back on the podium for his first win since Malaysia 2010 in a race he described as “one of the best races of my career”.
Nothing says ‘Rossi win’ like a silly face and a whole heap of yellow, so here it is:
Rossi continued :“Today was something special, this is one of the best victories in my career because it is one of the most wanted and expected for such a lot of time,” reflecting on his two tough years at Ducati, adding “I’m so happy because I won a real race where all my opponents were very strong and very fast, apart from Jorge with his injury. “