VALENTINO ROSSI VR46 helmets and Clothing
About Valentino Rossi
This is the name of the Italian the motorcycle racer and multitime MotoGP World Champion. Born in a small town in Italy called Tavullia. Son of former racer Graziano Rossi, who himself was a 3-time 250 cc winner. Vale grew up around the track, and riding go-karts at the age of 3. On the age of eleven he started his motorcycle racing career on mini bikes. On the age of 16 he made his debut in the official World Championship. A year later he won his first World Title. In the first year of the highest class (500cc) he finished second in the Championship. A year later, in 2001 he won his first World Championship in the highest class, becoming the last 500cc World Champion. Overall, nine Championships were won by The Doctor. Vale holds an endless list of Records that remain to be broken. Such as the most Grand Prix wins ever, most wins in a season, most championship points, most championships with different engines, most podiums, most fastest laps in a season, most countries raced in and the list goes on and on. His younger rival Marc Marquez is often seen as a strong competitor to take over several of these all-time records. Vale managed to build a strong VR46 helmets & merchandise brand which is successfully sold throughout the world. Vale is seen as the most popular rider of this time. Everywhere he comes turns into one big fluo yellow mass, which is the recognizable color of Rossi.
Valentino Rossi Helmets
Special helmet designs have always played a large role for Vale. He uses the designs to express himself. They appeared with funny cartoons, humble tributes to his buddy Marco Simoncelli, and with Italian icons on them. Typically he will wear 4 different helmet designs throughout the year. During the season he wears his favorite Rossi Soleluna design. It is said that the Sol (Sun) Luna (Moon) stands for his personality. This is why you will commonly see the Sun and Moon integrated in his designs. Usually the Doctor will ride 2 seasons with his official motogp helmet design. Just after the season he uses his Valentino Rossi Winter Test helmet for the off-season tests in Valencia, Malaysia and Qatar. Besides the winter test helmets you will typically see a special Rossi Mugello helmet design and special Rossi Misano design. These are his home races and he uses that opportunity to come up with a new cool design.
Well-known Valentino Rossi Designs
As mentioned before, there are some pretty iconic designs among the helmets Valentino Rossi wore over his ongoing 20 year career. To mention a few: The Donkey, The Face, The Eye, Handprint, Nemo, Anniversario, Simoncelli Tribute, Elements, 5 Continents and many more. Each of these designs tells a story and marks a milestone on Il Dottore’s career. We at Champion Helmets have a long history in bringing the most exclusive Rossi designs to fans across the world. It was actually the concept in those early years that we built our shop around. MotoGP replica helmets have always been a soft spot for us. If you find a helmet cheaper elsewhere, we will match that and go beyond. This is still our passion.
Valentino Rossi Replica helmets
Often you will see the term replica Valentino Rossi helmets in a product name. This does not mean that the helmet is fake or imitation, it means that the design on the helmet is a replica design of a helmet worn by a famous rider. At Champion Helmets at least, it means that we only sell original authentic replica helmets. They were manufactured and supplied by the original manufacturers such as AGV, Shoei, HJC, Shark, Airoh, etc. This is the least you can expect.
Valentino Rossi Helmet Designer
All Valentino Rossi designs were done by the world famous designer Aldro Drudi from the company Drudi Performance. The Italian designer is shown in several movies, explaining the creation of these designs. Aldro Drudi and Valentino Rossi have known each other for a long time. Until today all special Rossi designs come from the hand of Aldro Drudi. They have stated in interviews that some designs have been influenced more by Rossi and others more by Drudi. Either way, they are a great team!
Valentino Rossi helmets at Champion Helmets
We often offer the opportunity to pre-order the latest Rossi designs. Typically this will give you some benefits , such us getting it for the best price, getting it before anyone else has it, and getting champion cash to get other cool stuff for free such as caps, polos, t-shirts and other cool VR46 Merchandise Shop. This will give you the ultimate VR46 outfit when visiting a MotoGP Grand Prix to watch the Doctor in action.