Top 10 Grand Prix Motocycle Racers

Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894. It quickly evolved from a simple road race from one town to the next, to endurance tests for car and driver. Innovation and the drive of competition soon saw speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour (160 km/h). Here are the Top 10 Grand Prix Motocycle Racers.

Top 10 Grand Prix Motocycle Racers

10. Colin Edwards

Top 10 Grand Prix Motocycle Racers

Colin Edwards is a 39-year-old American professional motorcycle racer. He is a two-time World Superbike champion and a record holder for the most points in a single season with 552 in the championship. ‘Texas tornado’ Edwards finished 14th in the 2013 MotoGP World Championship standings with 41 points. He has a yearly salary of $950,000.

9. Andrea Dovizioso

Top 10 Grand Prix Motocycle Racers

Andrea Dovizioso won the 125cc World Championship in 2004. He moved up to the MotoGP class in September 2007, achieving a highly credible fourth place finish in his premier class debut. He become one of Honda’s most consistent riders throughout that season, finishing fourth and fifth several times, and achieving a 3rd place podium finish at the Malaysian MotoGP at Sepang.

8. Cal Crutchlow

Top 10 Grand Prix Motocycle Racers

Cal Crutchlow is an English Grand Prix motorcycle racer, a former British Supersport Champion, British Superbike race winner and the 2009 Supersport World Champion. He began competing in the MotoGP class since 2011, joining Tech 3 for the 2013 MotoGP Championship. The 28-year-old finished the season in 12th position, and was named the “Rookie of the Year”.

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