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Carey Hart

Carey Jason Phillip Hart is an American former professional freestyle motocross competitor, motorcycle racer and current off-road truck racer. He is known for being the first motorcyclist to perform a back flip on a 250cc motorcycle during a competition, and for his company Hart & Huntington Tattoo & Clothing Company. He and singer Pink have been married since 2006.

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Guy Martin

Guy Martin is a British lorry-mechanic better known publicly as a motorcycle racer turned television presenter of engineering-based projects, being likened to the late Fred Dibnah.

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Nicky Hayden

Nicholas Patrick Hayden, nicknamed "The Kentucky Kid", was an American professional motorcycle racer who won the MotoGP World Championship in 2006. Hayden began racing motorcycles at a young age. He began his road racing career in the CMRA before progressing to the AMA Supersport Championship and then to the AMA Superbike Championship. He won the AMA title in 2002 and was approached by the Repsol Honda team to race for them in MotoGP.

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Casey Stoner

Casey Joel Stoner,, is a retired Australian professional motorcycle racer, and a two-time MotoGP World Champion, in 2007 and 2011. Stoner currently serves as a test and development rider for Ducati.

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Dani Pedrosa

Daniel Pedrosa Ramal is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer. He grew up in Castellar del Vallès, a village near Sabadell. He is the youngest world champion in 250cc Grands Prix.

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Burt Munro

Herbert James "Burt" Munro was a New Zealand motorcycle racer, famous for setting an under-1,000 cc world record, at Bonneville, 26 August 1967. This record still stands; Munro was 68 and was riding a 47-year-old machine when he set his last record.

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Marco Simoncelli

Marco Simoncelli was an Italian professional motorcycle racer. He competed in the MotoGP World Championship for 10 years from 2002 to 2011. He started in the 125cc class before moving up to the 250cc class in 2006. He won the 250cc World Championship with Gilera in 2008. After four years in the intermediate class, he stepped up to the MotoGP class with the Honda Gresini Team. Simoncelli died in an accident during the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang on 23 October 2011 after being run over following his own fall on track.

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Andrea Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso is a professional motorcycle racer who currently competes in the MotoGP world championship, for the factory Ducati Team. He won the 125cc World Championship in 2004. He also finished third in the MotoGP class in 2011 and has been a race winner on 9 occasions, the first two coming seven years apart and the next six coming within the space of less than five months during 2017, as he mounted his first premier-class title challenge during his career.

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Barry Sheene

Barry Steven Frank Sheene was a British professional motorcycle racer. He competed in Grand Prix motorcycle racing and was a two-time world champion, winning consecutive 500cc titles in 1976 and 1977.

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Maverick Viñales

Maverick Viñales Ruiz is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer and former Moto3 world champion, taking the title in 2013. In 2015 he won the best rookie award in the MotoGP class.

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Johann Zarco

Johann Zarco is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from France, best known for winning the 2015 and 2016 Moto2 World Championships.

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Jonathan Rea

Jonathan Rea, MBE is a Northern Irish professional motorcycle racer, currently competing in the Superbike World Championship where he was crowned champion in 2015, 2016 and 2017. He also holds the highest number of race wins at Superbike World Championship.

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Michael Dunlop

Michael Dunlop is a Northern Irish professional motorcycle racer. Part of a motorcycle racing dynasty, Michael is the brother of the late William Dunlop, son of Robert and nephew of former World Champion Joey Dunlop.

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John McGuinness (motorcyclist)

John McGuinness is an English professional motorcycle racer who until early 2017 had a long association with Honda machines having factory support in road races like the Isle of Man TT, the North West 200, the Macau Grand Prix, and on the short tracks in the British Superstock and Supersport series.

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Hafizh Syahrin

Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah is a Malaysian motorcycle racer. In 2018, he became the first ever Southeast Asian to participate in the MotoGP category.