The 9 time world champion has signed a new 2 year extension to stay with Yamaha through 2016. Rossi had stated early this year he wanted to lock in the next 2 years with Yamaha and as long as he remained competitive he wanted to stay in MotoGP. Rossi made the announcement on his official Twitter feed earlier today.
A fitting picture. Rossi saying goodbye to Yamaha and now hello again.