When the 2015 MotoGP season commences later this month at the opening round in Qatar, Valentino Rossi will begin his 19th season competing in the world championship. To put The Doctor’s career into perspective, Dainese, the protective gear manufacturer Rossi has worn his entire professional career, has put together this fun infographic. In it, we go for a ride with Vale, beginning in his rookie year in 1996. As we go on the journey, we take a look at Rossi’s rivals through the years, with a few Italian rib jabs thrown in along the way. Click the infographic to view it in its full resolution.

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