This is where Valentino Rossi sits in Motorcycle Grand Prix history, which began in 1949, after winning his seventh 500cc/MotoGP crown in Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix.

The 30-year-old Italian raced in 125cc from 1996-1997, 250cc from 1998-1999 and 500cc/MotoGP from 2000 to present...

Premier-class - 500cc/MotoGP:

World Championship titles - 500cc/MotoGP:
1. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 8
2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 7
3. Mick Doohan (AUS) 5

Race wins - 500cc/MotoGP:
1. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 77
2. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 68
3. Mick Doohan (AUS) 54

Pole positions - 500cc/MotoGP:
1. Mick Doohan (AUS) 58
2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 48
3. Kevin Schwantz (USA) 29

Podiums - 500cc/MotoGP:
1. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 127
2. Mick Doohan (AUS) 95
3. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 88

Fastest laps - 500cc/MotoGP:
1. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 69
2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 63
3. Mick Doohan (AUS) 46

Motorcycle Grand Prix - all classes:

World Championship titles - all classes:
1. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 15
2. Angel Nieto (SPA) 13
=3. Mike Hailwood (GBR) 9
=3. Carlo Ubbiali (ITA) 9
=3. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 9

Race wins - all classes:
1. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 122
2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 103
3. Angel Nieto (SPA) 90

Pole positions - all classes:
=1. Mick Doohan (AUS) 58
=1. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 58
3. Max Biaggi (ITA) 56

Podiums - all classes:
1. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 163
2. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 159
3. Angel Nieto (SPA) 139

Fastest laps - all classes:
1. Giacomo Agostini (ITA) 117
2. Valentino Rossi (ITA) 83
3. Angel Nieto (SPA) 81

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Amazing... When I first saw him in the 125cc, I told my brother,this guy is going to win many races and become 500cc world champion. I just never thought that would turn like this...