Originally Posted by Kropotkin
Rossi is 34. Only two men have become world champion at that age or older: Phil Read, who beat Agostini when there was no other competition, and Leslie Graham, the first ever 500cc World Champion in 1949. History is against Rossi. But Rossi has shown scant respect for history.
Yeah, he's getting older. And in interviews lately he has even started to doubt himself a bit. That is a bit worrying, but i would never bet against the Doctor, he's special. If anyone can do it at 34, it's Rossi.
I believe the title fight will be tight and between the smooooth Yamaha guys.