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Dakar Rally Winners – Motorcycles

The idea for the Dakar began in 1977 when Thierry Sabine got lost on his motorbike in the Libyan desert during the Abidjan-Nice Rally. After being saved he returned to France still enthralled by the wild landscape and promised himself he would share his fascination with the world. The Paris-Dakar race became the world’s most […]

Motocross World Champions

FIM Motocross World Championship is divided into three classes: MX1 (250 cc two-stroke and 450 cc four-stroke), MX2 (125 cc two-stroke and 250 cc four-stroke), and MX3 (500 cc two-stroke and 650 cc four-stroke). FIM Motocross MX3 World Champions Year Rider Make 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 […]

Superbike World Champions

Superbike World Champions. The Superbike World Championship was launched in 1988 and is also know as SBK or World Superbikes. Year Champion Make Constructor Champion 2013 Tom Sykes (UK) Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Aprilia 2012 Max Biaggi (ITA) Aprilia RSV4 1000 Aprilia 2011 Carlos Checa (SPA) Ducati 1098R Ducati 2010 Max Biaggi (ITA) Aprilia RSV4 Factory […]

MotoGP World Champions

MotoGP 500 and MotoGP World Champions. In 2002, the two-stroke 500 cc capacity was increased to four-stroke 990 cc. In 2007, the capacity was set at 800 cc. In 2012, capacity was increased to 1,000 cc. MotoGP World Champions Year Rider Make 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 Marc […]

MotoGP 250 World Champions

MotoGP 250 World Champions: 1949 – 2009. In 2010, the MotoGP 250 was replaced by Moto2, running 600cc engines. Year Rider Make 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 […]

MotoGP 125 World Champions

MotoGP 125 World Champions: 1949 – 2011. The MotoGP125 class replaced by the Moto3, with engine sizes of up to 250cc, in 2012. Year Rider Make 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 […]

MotoGP 350 World Champions

MotoGP 350 World Champions Year Rider Make 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969 1968 1967 1966 1965 1964 1963 1962 1961 1960 1959 1958 1957 1956 1955 1954 1953 1952 1951 1950 1949 Anton MANG (GER) Anton MANG (GER) Jon EKEROLD (SAF) Kork BALLINGTON (SAF) Kork BALLINGTON […]