#1 Valentino Rossi
Italian Valentino Rossi is one of three riders to have won a Championship title across all three classes. He won the 125cc class Championship in 1997 and the 250cc class Championship in 1999.
He won the MotoGP Championship on 5 consecutive occasions between 2001-2005 inclusive. He has won a total of 7 Riders' Championship titles only behind fellow Italian Giacomo Agostini in the all-time list.
He is the only rider to have aggregated more than 5000 Championship points. He has stood on the podium a record 196 times including on 23 consecutive races between 2003 and 2004. 'The Doctor' #46 Rossi has won a total of 89 Grand Prix races.