Top 10 Bike Racers 2016

When it comes to Bike Racing MotoGP is the most popular bike racing event in the world.  MotoGP has everything, from high speed bikes, nail-biting races, thrilling title battle till the end and a pinch of controversy. Over the years MotoGP has undergone a lot of changes owing to the emergence of new bike making technologies that pushed the boundary of bike racing. Now the bikes in MotoGP reach top speeds of up to 200 mph. Here we countdown the Top 10 Bike Racers 2016.

Top 10 Bike Racers 2016

10. Danilo Petrucci

Top 10 Bike Racers 2016
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At number 10 in Top 10 Bike Racers 2016 is Danilo Petrucci, Italian motorcycle racer who competes for Pramac Racing team. He began his road racing career when he joined CBR600 cup where he emerged as the rookie of the year. Since then he competed in various Superstock championship all around the world and also won the Italian Superstock 1000 Championship before switching to MotoGP where he is yet to make a mark. His performance last season was his best yet, finishing 10th with 113 points.

9. Pol Espargaro

Top 10 Bike Racers 2016
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At number 9 in Top 10 Bike Racers 2016 is Pol Espargaro, Spanish motorcycle racer competing for Yamaha Tech 3. He was the 2013 Moto2 World Champion after which he came to the premier class and had a commendable debut season finishing 6th. He won the Suzuka 8 Hours 2015 award. He was the youngest racer in history to score a point in a GP when he finished 13th in Catalunya GP at the age of just 15 years and 8 days.

8. Cal Crutchlow

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At number 8 in Top 10 Bike Racers 2016 is Cal Crutchlow, English motorcycle racer competing for LCR Honda team. He was a superbike racer initially becoming the British Supersport champion, British Superbike race winner and the 2009 Supersport World Champion. He joined MotoGP in 2011 and competed in the premier class in 2013 and was named “Rookie of the year” having finished 5th with 188 points.

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