Best Motorsport PerformersThese people (alive and gone) have been performing motorsports activities and events, from racing cars to motorbikes and more. Motorsports is a unique form of sports filled with action, racing and stunts using motorized equipment.
He was perhaps the most versatile champion of motorsports, racing for the Hoonigan Racing Division since 2005 as well as co-founding DC Shoes in 1993 (the 1st brand of skate shoes) which revolutionized skateboarding & snowboarding forever, yet doing other activities such as skateboarding, snowboarding & motocross. He also co-owned Head Hoonigan In Charge & even had his own YouTube channel posting videos of his motorsports activities (which became the most viewed & active motorsports channel on the platform) all until his death in a snowmobile accident after the start of 2023. R.I.P. (1967-2023).
A racer as well as the actor for the Fast & Furious films. He won many racing events & was also racing during film production. He was killed in an accident while trying to set a record. R.I.P. (1983-2013).
The fastest woman on 4 wheels. She was always setting records while racing until her death in an accident. She drove 522.783 mph before her crash, which broke the existing women's land speed record of 512.71 mph (set in 1976 by Kitty O'Neil at the same location). This record was verified by Guinness World Records in June 2020 R.I.P. (1980-2019).
A British racing driver currently competing in F1, driving for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team. In F1, Hamilton won a joint-record 7 World Drivers' Championship titles (tied with Michael Schumacher), & holds the records for the most wins (103), pole positions (103) & podium finishes (191) among many others. He is statistically considered the G.O.A.T. driver in F1 history.
An American NASCAR driver of the 1950s & 1960s who won 50 NASCAR races before retiring in 1966. Yet in the 1970s & 1980s, he became a NASCAR racing team owner, winning the NASCAR championship with Cale Yarborough & Darrell Waltrip. He produced a line of fried pork skins & country ham. He was credited as the 1st to use the drafting technique in stock car racing. In May 2007, Johnson teamed with Piedmont Distillers of Madison, North Carolina, to introduce the company's second moonshine product, called "Midnight Moon Moonshine. He will be remembered as the Last American Hero. R.I.P. (1931-2019).
An American NASCAR racer who competed in many NASCAR & Indy events from 2006 before retiring full-time in 2022. He's a part time racer now.
A former Italian professional motorcycle road racer & 9-time Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Champion. Nicknamed the Doctor, he's known as 1 of the greatest motorcycle racers of all time, with some labelling him as the greatest ever.
The owner of Ack Technologies, an avionics company as well a motorcycle racer, machinist, mechanic, & parts builder who 1st became interested in setting the motorcycle land-speed record in 2002. He dedicated a large portion of his company facility in Northern California to designing & constructing the Ack Attack & assembled a team of old friends to help build the motorcycle.