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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 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 competition and for his company Hart & Huntington Tattoo & Clothing Company. He and singer Pink have been ...more

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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, German 125GP Championship, the European Junior Cup and the 125cc World 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 wearing a bathing suit, has been described as the most famous picture in motorcycling. After an early career in ...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 Honda. ...more