Is it game over for Valentino Rossi?
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Is it game over for Valentino Rossi?

By:
, Toby Moody

One win in three years. Overshadowed by the new generation. A shock split with his career-long crew chief. These are tough times for Valentino Rossi. TOBY MOODY gives his verdict on MotoGP's legend at a crossroads

When most paddock folk get to Valencia in early November, much as they love the sport and some of the travel, they've grown a tad weary of not seeing their family, living out of a suitcase, sharing rooms and having the back of their airline seat kicked all the way home from Australia.

The championship is usually wrapped up and there's just the weekend to trawl through before a bit of the unknown in the shape of new riders gelling with with their new bikes in the Monday test.

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