MotoGP: Rossi shows off 2018 helmet

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Valentino Rossi has unveiled his 2018 AGV helmet design on the same day as the nine-time champion extended his deal to remain in MotoGP by another two years, with his lid this year sporting a retro design that he says is designed to hark back to the look of classic Formula One designs.

β€œIt’s changed a lot because I wanted to try something classic. I looked at the iconic Formula One helmets of the seventies and eighties and tried to have less on there rather than more – and I like the result!”

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Simon Patterson

By Simon Patterson

MotoGP and road racing reporter, photographer, videographer