No. 46 is turning 40! Legendary MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi is celebrating his 40th birthday today.
Rossi, who will be aiming for his 10th World Championship Title in 2019, is one of the most successful riders of all time. The Urbino, Italy, native has 115 Grand Prix wins and 232 total podiums.
Rossi and the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team are gearing up for their season — which begins on March 10 — where they will show off a new paint scheme.
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