Valentino Rossi was born in 1979 in Urbino, Italy. He won his first GP at the age of 17, his first world title at 18, and his first MotoGP at 22. He currently rides for Yamaha, and his main residence is in Central London.
Enrico Borghi has always been a road racing motorcycle enthusiast. He is a professional journalist, and since 1991 he has been working for the Italian weekly Motosprint, reporting on the MotoGP World Championship.