Motorcycle Racing Online
Profiles of the top motorcycle racers
By Dan Moakes
April 4 2007

Rider profiles

This page will be periodically updated with links to rider profiles for most of the current major Grand Prix and Superbike racers. It may take some time before there are too many of these available, but they are coming. In the meantime, try looking for your rider’s official website on the links page.


Norifumi “Norick” Abe
Japanese 500cc GP race winner, MotoGP and World Superbike rider - sadly killed in 2007

Nobuatsu “Nobu” Aoki
Japanese 250cc GP race winner, and MotoGP rider

Alexandre “Alex” Barros
Brazilian 500cc and MotoGP race winner, and World Superbike rider

Troy Bayliss
Australian World Superbike Champion, and MotoGP rider

Massimiliano “Max” Biaggi
Italian 250cc World Champion, 500cc and MotoGP race winner

Shane “Shakey” Byrne
British Superbike Champion, World Superbike race winner, and MotoGP rider

Leon Camier
British Superbike Champion, World Superbike and 125cc GP rider

Loris Capirossi
Italian 125cc and 250cc World Champion, 500cc and MotoGP race winner

Carlos Checa
Spanish 500cc GP race winner, and MotoGP rider

Pier-Francesco “Frankie” Chili
Italian 500cc, 250cc GP and World Superbike race winner

Troy Corser
Australian World Superbike Champion

Colin Edwards
American World Superbike Champion, and MotoGP rider

Sete Gibernau
Spanish 500cc and MotoGP race winner

Noriyuki “Nori” Haga
Japanese World Superbike race winner

Tetsuya Harada
Japanese 250cc World Champion

Leon Haslam
English Superbike race winner, and former GP rider

Nicky Hayden
MotoGP World Champion

James Haydon
English Superbike race winner

Neil Hodgson
British and World Superbike Champion, and MotoGP, AMA rider

Daijiro Kato
Japanese 250cc World Champion - sadly killed in action during 2003

Ryuichi “Kiyo” Kiyonari
Japanese MotoGP rider and British Superbike Champion

Régis Laconi
French 500cc GP and World Superbike race winner

Gregorio Lavilla
Spanish rider and British Superbike Champion

Garry McCoy
Australian 125cc, 500cc GP and World Superbike race winner

John McGuinness
English Isle of Man TT winner and British Superbike rider

Gary Mason
English Superbike rider

Marco Melandri
Italian 250cc World Champion, 125cc GP and MotoGP race winner

Shin’ya Nakano
Japanese 250cc GP race winner, and MotoGP rider

Manuel Poggiali
San Marino’s 125cc and 250cc World Champion

Daniel “Dani” Pedrosa
Spanish 125cc and 250cc World Champion, and MotoGP rider

John “JR” Reynolds
British Superbike Champion and World Superbike race winner

Kenny Roberts Jr
American 500cc World Champion, and MotoGP rider

Valentino Rossi
Italian 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and MotoGP World Champion

Michael Rutter
English Superbike and road racing winner

Marco Simoncelli
Italian 250cc World Champion, and MotoGP rider - sadly killed in 2011

Casey Stoner
Australian MotoGP, 250cc and 125cc GP winner

Makoto Tamada
Japanese MotoGP and World Superbike race winner

James Toseland
English World Superbike Champion

Chris Vermeulen
Australian World Superbike race winner

Chris Walker
English Superbike and World Superbike race winner.



Steve Hislop
A tribute to the British Superbike and Isle of Man TT winner

David Jefferies
A tribute to the multiple Isle of Man TT race winner

Barry Sheene
Obituary for the popular double 500cc GP World Champion