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List of Famous Motorcycle Racers

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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 (born July 17, 1975) is an American former professional freestyle motocross competitor, motorcycle racer and current off-road truck racer. He is known for being the ...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 (November 18, 1900 – October 11, 1984) was a motorcycle racer best known for breaking the American motorcycle land speed record in 1948 on the Bonneville Salt ...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
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
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 F. Buell (born April 2, 1950, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the founder, former Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of the Buell Motorcycle Company, which eventually merged with ...more
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.