Valentino Rossi takes win number 99 (photo gallery)

Valentino Rossi’s victory at the Catalan GP was the 99th time he has stood on the top step of the podium in Grand Prix racing. As shown in the following list, one more victory and he will become only the second rider in the 61 years history of the motorcycling world championship to have reached the milestone of 100 Grand Prix victories:

Riders with most Grand Prix victories (all solo classes)

Rider Total Combined Wins (MotoGP/500cc 350cc 250cc 125cc 80cc/50cc)

1. Giacomo Agostini 122

2. Valentino Rossi 99

3. Angel Nieto 90

4. Mike Hailwood 76

5. Mick Doohan 54 

6. Phil Read 52

7. Jim Redman 45

8. Max Biaggi 42

9. Anton Mang 42

10. Carlo Ubbiali 39

11. John Surtees 38

12. Jorge Martinez 37

13. Luca Cadalora 34

14. Geoff Duke 33

15. Kork Ballington 31

16. Eddie Lawson 31

17. Luigi Taveri 30

18. Loris Capirossi 29

18. Dani Pedrosa 29

20. Pierpaolo Bianchi 27

21. Eugenio Lazzarini 27

22. Freddie Spencer 27


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