Valentino Rossi Dominates the MotoGP Scene with 235 Podiums
Valentino Rossi is one of the most successful MotoGP riders of all time. With 235 podiums in all classes, he is miles ahead of his closest competitor, Giacomo Agostini, who has 159 podiums. Rossi has won nine world championships, seven of which were won in the premier class. His dominance of the sport is undeniable, and he remains a fan-favorite even as he approaches the end of his career.
Current MotoGP Riders with Most Podiums
While Rossi may be the king of the podium, there are several current MotoGP riders who are making their mark. Marc Marquez leads the table of riders currently in the premier class with the most podiums in all classes. The Spaniard has 139 podiums, the same as Angel Nieto. Next up are Maverick Viñales on 72 podiums, Johann Zarco and Alex Rins, both on 58, and Pol Espargaro on 52. In sixth place is defending champion Francesco Bagnaia on 45, followed by three other rivals: Brad Binder, Miguel Oliveira, and Alex Marquez, all on 41, with Enea Bastianini completing the top ten with 40 podiums.
Riders Who Could Reach 50 Podiums This Year
Indeed, there are riders in MotoGP who could reach 50 podiums this year: Bagnaia (45), Miguel Oliveira (41), Binder (41), Alex Marquez (41), Enea Bastianini (40), Jorge Martin (37), Joan Mir (33), Jack Miller (33), and Fabio Quartararo (33).
Top Ten Riders with the Most Podiums in All Classes
Here’s a look at the top ten riders with the most podiums in all classes:
- Valentino Rossi, 235
- Giacomo Agostini, 159
- Dani Pedrosa, 153
- Jorge Lorenzo, 152
- Angel Nieto, 139
- Marc Marquez, 139
- Phil Read, 121
- Mike Hailwood, 112
- Max Biaggi, 111
- Andrea Dovizioso, 103
Valentino Rossi may be the king of the podium, but there are several current MotoGP riders who are making their mark. With riders like Marc Marquez, Maverick Viñales, and Johann Zarco, the future of the sport looks bright. It will be interesting to see if any of these riders can come close to matching Rossi’s incredible record of 235 podiums.
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