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Top 10 Best MotoGp racers in 2016

Valentino Rossi, best motogp racer, top motogp driver, motogp legend
Valentino Rossi-----image credit: DeviantArt/EvanDeCiren

MotoGp is one of the exciting motorcycle racing events all over the world. It is organized as a part of Grand Prix motor racing event, which was commenced in France as far back as 1894. The racing game quickly evolved as the most thrilling sport. The competent motorcycle racers around the world participate in this event to show their extraordinary skills in driving exotic bikes. The drivers take fame in their race tracts and prove themselves to the highest level. It’s a perilous game as the riders may crash and even push towards death anytime. MotoGp is also one of the most extreme sports in the world. In this article, we will present you the top 10 best motogp racers in 2016.

The top level motor bikes they ride are cost around 3 to 3.5 million each. The motogp racers had to master the driving skill of such delicate bike even at 160km/h. If a fallen rider can’t be evacuated safely from the racing tract, he may crashed to death by the other motorcycles. The motogp drivers are the real hero in sports and here is the list of top 10  best motogp racers in 2016.

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Top 10 Best MotoGp racers in 2016

10. Colin Edwards

Top 10 Best MotoGp racers, motogp bikers, best bikers
Colin Edwards———image credit: Wikimedia Commons/Diederick79

Nationality: American

Age: 42 years

Current team: Yamaha motogp test team

Bike no.: 5

Colin Edwards is a professional American motogp racer. His father, Colin Edwards Sr. was his mentor in bike racing. He started his racing career at the age of four with minibikes. Soon he became one of the top ranked junior motocross champions in USA. Colin Edwards is a two-time World Superbike champion and scored a record 552 points in 2002. He entered motogp in 2003 and established himself as a great bike tester in that grand racing event.

9. Andrea Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso, best bikers, top motogp racers
Andrea Dovizioso————image credit: Wikimedia Commons/motoracereports

Nationality: Italian

Age: 30 years

Current team: Ducati team

Bike no: 4

Andrea Dovizioso is the winner of 125cc motogp championship in 2004. He was the most consistent driver for team Honda. He also took 2nd place in 250cc world championship in 2007. Currently he is along with Ducati for three successive years. Dovizioso finished 2nd behind Rossi in 2015 motogp championship. He has been proved to be one of the best motogp racers in grand prix history and ranks at no. 9 in our list. Andrea Dovizioso will be out of contract with Ducati at the end of this season. He along with his teammate Andrea Lannone have staked their claim for a 2017 Ducati motogp ride.

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8. Cal Crutchlow

Cal Crutchlow, top 10 best motogp racers, best bikers, motogp racers
Cal Crutchlow———image credit: Wikimedia/ Uppsalo

Nationality: British

Age: 30 years

Current team: LCR Honda

Bike no: 35

Cal Crutchlow is a professional British motogp racer who currently competes in motogp world championship for LCR Honda. Cal started his racing career as a superbike rider. He achieved the British Supersport championship in 2006 and world supersport championship in 2009. He has been competing at the motoGp world championship since 2011 and became one of the finest drivers in the podium. He finished 7th in 2015 German Gran prix and 6th in Netherlands. Cal Crutchlow ranks at no 8 in our list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016.

7. Alvaro Bautista

Alvaro Bautista, top bikers, best drivers, sexiest motogp bikers
Alvaro Bautista———image credit: Wikimedia/Jorge Meneses

Nationality: Spanish

Age: 31 years

Current team: Aprilia racing team

Bike no: 19

Alvaro Bautista entered into motogp competition in 2010, signing with the team Suzuki. Then he moved to Honda in the 2012 season and continued with the team to ride Aprilia machinery after the factory’s return in 2015. In 2009, 250 cc world championship Alvaro Bautista finished 4th with 218 points, being one of the most prolific motorcycle racers in the world. Last season in motogp, Bautista was joined by his new team-mate Marco Melandri and collected 13 points. In 2016, he is at 16th place in 8 races scoring 29 points.

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6. Stefan Bradl

Stefan Bradl, famous motogp drivers, best motogp racers
Stefan Bradl——-image credit: Wikimedia/DennisLarkin

Nationality: German

Age: 26 years

Current Team: Aprilia racing team

Bike no: 6

Stefan Bradl is a German professional motogp racer who is currently riding the no 6 bike for Aprilia. He is the 2011 moto2 world champion. He is the son of former racer, Helmut Bradl. He joined motogp in 2010 and went to claim 9th spot in the championship. Stefan Bradl has gathered total 37 points and secured 12th place in his 8 races in 2016. He has ranked at no 6 in our list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016.

5. Nicky Hayden

Nicky Hayden, top 10 best motogp racers, hottest motogp racers
Nicky Hayden———image credit: Wikimedia/motoracereports

Nationality: American

Age: 34 years

Current team: Honda world superbike team

Bike no: 69

Nicky Hayden is an American professional motorbike racer. He won motogp championship in 2006. Hayden started his motogp career in 2003, riding for Repsol Honda. He was the only to break Valentino Rossi’s winning streak in 2006. He switched to Ducati I 2009 and again returned back to Honda in 2014. He has total 3 wins in motogp and collected 28 motogp podiums in his career. In the last season of motogp, Nicky Hayden scored 16 points in his 18 races. He has ranked at no 5 in our list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016.

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4. Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez, top motogp bikers, hot racers, best motogp bike riders
Marc Marquez——image credit: Wikimedia/ https://www.flickr.com/people/dohastadiumplusqatar/

Nationality: Spanish

Age: 23 years

Current team: Repsol Honda team

Bike no: 93

Marc Marquez is a Spanish professional motorbike racer and two times motogp champion. He has become the first rider since Kenny Roberts in 1978 to achieve the title in his first season in motogp. He is undoubtedly the most prolific young potential in the racing history. In 2015 motogp championship, Marc Marquez placed 3rd scoring 242 points. In 2016, he has raced 9 times with 3 wins. The 23- year old Spaniard earns $4 million yearly. He ranks at no 4 in our list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016 season.

3. Dani Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa, top 10 best motogp racers, motogp bikes
Dani Pedrosa—–image credit: Wikimedia/jaggat racing from Selangor, malaysia

Nationality: Spanish

Age: 30 years

Current team: Repsol Honda Team

Bike no: 26

Dani Pedrosa is a Spanish motogp racer. He is the youngest world champion in 250 cc. He also won 125cc world championship in 2003.  Dani started his career in motogp in 2006 for Repsol Honda. He finished 2nd in his very first race and won his first race in his 4th appearance in motogp. Dani Pedrosa is one of the influential figures in motogp history. In this year, he gathered total 86 points in 8 races, winning 2 podiums. He stands at no. 3 in our list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016.

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2. Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo, best motogp bikers, top motogp racers
Jorge Lorenzo——image credit: Wikimedia/motoracereports

Nationality: Spanish

Age:  29 years

Current team: Movistar Yamaha MotoGp

Bike no: 99

The professional Spanish biker, Jorge Lorenzo is a three-time motogp champion (2010, 2012, 2015). He is the first Spanish rider with 64 career wins and multiple premier class titles. There is a well known intense rivalry between Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi for many years. Jorge Lorenzo is currently is a contract with Movistar Yamaha. However, he is signing up to race for Ducati from 2017. Last year, Lorenzo grabbed the motogp champion title with total 330 points in 18 races, among which he won 8. He is at 2nd spot in the list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016. He is a remarkable racer in motogp.

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1. Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi, best motogp racer, top motogp driver, motogp legend
Valentino Rossi—–image credit: DeviantArt/EvanDeCiren

Nationality: Italian

Age: 37 years

Current team: Movistar Yamaha MotoGp

Bike no: 46

Here we are, towards the most fascinating and most prolific motogp racers of all time, Valentino Rossi. The 37-year old Italian motogp racer is the most decorated player in grand prix history. He is seven-time world motogp champion, which makes him a legend in the racing tract. With 88 victories, Valentino Rossi stands 1st in all-time 500cc race winning standings. He entered motogp in 2002, riding for Honda initially and later switched to Yamaha. He earned himself a nickname “The Doctor”. In Italy, Doctor is someone who is very respectful and important. In 2015 MotoGp championship, Rossi finished at 2nd place with 325 points in 18 races.  He is the no 1 in our list of top 10 best motogp racers in 2016.

Grand Prix motorcycles are specially built for racing. The motorcycles are not available for purchase by the general public and ride on public roads. Best  MotoGp racers are very much popular around the world. As a representatives of the nations, they are equally the most fashionable figures in their countries.

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  1. lol… you just don’t know what you are talking about.
    colin edwards doesn’t race anymore. he works on television.
    Hyden is in sbk with honda. (he did only one race this year in motogp because a honda driver got injured and honda ask him to do 1 race).
    take out doviziso, bradl and bautista. put Vinales iannone and petrucci


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