VIDEO – Catalunya, 2009 – A Defining Moment for MotoGP, Valentino Rossi & Jorge Lorenzo

One of the Best MotoGP Finishes Ever.

One of the greatest races in one of the most competitive seasons in recent MotoGP history (2009). Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo faced off on equal machinery (both part of the Yamaha factory team) in Catalunya in 2009. Practically swapping paint the last three laps, this video contains pure motorcycling bliss, along with opinions by other racers such as Jonny Rea, Leon Camier, EuroSport commentators and others.

In the end, one man turned out to be braver than the other.

It is determination and grit like this that defines what motorcycling (and racing) should be about. If this video doesn’t give you goosebumps, or bring a tear to your eye – I question whether you’re a human…

Source: “Catalunya 2009 Motogp ‘Rossi teaches Lorenzo a lesson!” from Tim Fowden on Vimeo.