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List of famous motorcycle racers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top motorcycle racers in the world? This includes the most prominent motorcycle racers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable motorcycle racers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic motorcycle racers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned motorcycle racers.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Michael van der Mark and Hiroki Ono.

From reputable, prominent, and well known motorcycle racers to the lesser known motorcycle racers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the motorcycle racer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous motorcycle racers ever?" and "What are the names of famous motorcycle racers?" then you're in the right place. 

Carey Hart Carey Jason Phillip Hart is an American retired freestyle motocross, motorcycle racer and current off-road truck racer. He is known for the first attempted back flip on a 250cc motorcycle in ...more

Péter Sebestyén Péter Sebestyén is a motorcycle racer from Hungary. He has previously raced in the Superbike World Championship, the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, the Spanish 125GP Championship, ...more

Rollie Free Roland "Rollie" Free was a motorcycle racer best known for breaking the American motorcycle land speed record in 1948 on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. The picture of Free, prone and ...more

Thomas van Leeuwen Thomas van Leeuwen is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Netherlands. He races in the FIM CEV Repsol Moto3 Championship and the Dutch ONK Moto3 Championship for 71WorkX.com Racing aboard a

Hyuga Watanabe Hyuga Watanabe is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Japan. He has previously competed in the MFJ All Japan Road Race GPMono Championship, the MFJ All Japan Road Race J-GP3 Championship and the ...more

Kévin Thobois Kévin Thobois is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from France.

Kévin Szalaï Kevin Szalai is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from France.

Josep Rodríguez Josep Rodríguez Ruiz is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Spain. He has previously competed in the CEV Moto3 Championship and the CEV 125GP Championship.

Marvin Fritz Marvin Fritz is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Germany. For 2015, he races in the IDM Superstock Championship for Bayer-Bikerbox Racing aboard a Yamaha YZF-R1. He won the 2014 IDM Supersport ...more

Daniel Ruiz Daniel Ruiz Vives is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Spain.

Jerry van de Bunt Jerry van de Bunt is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from the Netherlands. He races in the ONK Dutch Moto3-125 Championship for RV Racing Team aboard a Honda NSF250R.

Alessandro Andreozzi Alessandro Andreozzi is an Italian motorcycle racer. He currently races for Nuova M2 Racing in the CIV Superbike Championship aboard an Aprilia RSV4. He has also competed in the CIV Moto2 ...more

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Hikari Okubo Hikari Okubo is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Japan. He currently competes in the All Japan Road Race Championship in the ST600 class for Y! Mobile & Kohara RT aboard a Honda CBR600RR.

Ladislav Chmelík Ladislav Chmelík is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Czech Republic. He is currently competing in the Superstock 600 FIM Europe Championship for DRT Racing Team aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6.

Luca Fabrizio Luca Fabrizio is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Italy. He is the younger brother of Michel Fabrizio.

Jun Ohnishi Jun Ohnishi is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Japan.

Jordi Torres Jordi Torres Fernández is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Spain. He is currently competing in the Superbike World Championship aboard a Aprilia RSV4. He is also a two-time winner of ...more

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Łukasz Wargala Łukasz Wargala is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Poland.

Katsuyuki Nakasuga Katsuyuki Nakasuga is a Japanese Grand Prix motorcycle racer. A former competitor in the MFJ All Japan Road Race GP250 Championship between 1999 and 2005, Nakasuga moved into the All Japan ...more

Mohamad Zamri Baba Mohamad Zamri Baba is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Malaysia. He races in the Asia Road Race Championship in the SS600 class for MuSASHi Boon Siew Honda Racing.

Takehiro Yamamoto Takehiro Yamamoto is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Japan. He competes in the Asia Road Racing 250 Production Championship aboard a Honda CBR250R.

Erik Buell Erik F. Buell is the founder, former Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of the Buell Motorcycle Company, which eventually merged with Harley-Davidson Corp. Buell is a pioneer of modern race ...more

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Angelle Sampey Angelle Sampey, born Angelle Monique Sampey, August 7, 1970, New Orleans, Louisiana, is an American Pro Stock Motorcycle racer. She won the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship three times. ...more

Giulian Pedone Giulian Pedone is a Swiss Grand Prix motorcycle racer.

Sturla Fagerhaug Sturla Fagerhaug is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Norway.

Santiago Hernandez Santiago Hernández Vega is a Colombian former Grand Prix motorcycle racer, and the younger brother of current MotoGP racer Yonny Hernández. He has previously raced in the Spanish ...more

Kevin Calia Kevin Calia is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Italy. He currently races in the FIM Superstock 1000 Championship and the Italian Superbike Champiopnship for Nuova M2 Racing riding a ...more

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Bryan Schouten Bryan Schouten is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Netherlands. He currently competes in the European Superstock 600 Championship for R2B Racing aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6. Schouten is a former ...more

Luca Grünwald Luca Grünwald is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Germany. He is a former competitor of the ADAC Junior Cup, the IDM 125GP Championship, the IDM Moto3 Championship where he won the titles ...more

Steven Odendaal Steven Odendaal is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from South Africa. He races in the FIM CEV Repsol Moto2 Championship for AGR Team aboard a Speed Up and the South African SuperGP 600 ...more

Taylor Mackenzie Taylor Mackenzie is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Great Britain. He is the son of a former motorcycle racer, Niall Mackenzie; Taylor Mackenzie has competed in the British 125GP ...more

Jacob Gagne Jacob Gagne is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from United States of America. He is currently competing in the MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Championship for RoadRace Factory Yamaha. He has ...more

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Mattia Tarozzi Mattia Tarozzi is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Italy.

Alessandro Giorgi Alessandro Giorgi is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Italy.

Apiwat Wongthananon Peerawat Wongthananon is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Thailand. He currently races in the Asia Road Racing SS600 Championship for AP Honda Racing aboard a Honda CBR600RR.

Nicky Diles Nicky Diles is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Australia.

Joan Perello Joan Perelló Alejo is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer.

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Farid Badrul Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisham is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Malaysia. He competes in the Asia Road Racing Championship in the SS600 class aboard a Kawasaki ZX-6R for BikeART Kawasaki

Blake Leigh-Smith Blake Leigh-Smith is an Australian motorcycle racer. In 2009 he won the Australian 125 GP Championship. His brother, Jackson Leigh-Smith, is also a motorcycle racer.

Pedro Rodriguez Pedro Rodríguez González is a former Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer. He currently races in the FIM CEV International Moto2 Championship for MR Griful riding a MVR, and has ...more

Michael van der Mark Michael van der Mark is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Netherlands. He currently competes in the Superbike World Championship for PATA Honda World Superbike Team aboard a Honda CBR1000RR. He ...more

Marco Colandrea Marco Colandrea is a Swiss Grand Prix motorcycle racer.

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Damien Raemy Damien Raemy is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Switzerland. He currently races in the FIM CEV Moto2 European Championship for JEG Racing aboard a Suter.

Hafizh Syahrin Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Malaysia.

Arthur Sissis Arthur Sissis is an Australian speedway rider and former Grand Prix motorcycle racer who last rode for Mahindra Racing in the Moto3 World Championship before being replaced by Andrea Migno mid ...more

Syunya Mori Syunya Mori is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Japan. He currently races in the MFJ All Japan J-GP3 Championship aboard a Honda NSF250R, and has previous competed in the MFJ All Japan ...more

Óscar Climent Óscar Climent Sanchis is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Spain. He currently races in the Spanish CEV Moto2 Championship for H43 Team aboard an AJR, and has previously competed ...more

Luigi Morciano Luigi Morciano is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Italy.

Hiroki Ono Hiroki Ono is a Japanese Grand Prix motorcycle racer.

Daniel Kartheininger Daniel Kartheininger is a former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Germany. Who currently races in the IDM Superbike Championship for Oppermann Racing aboard a Honda CBR1000RR. He has also ...more