Top Ten Greatest MotoGP Riders of All Time

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21 Joey Dunlop

Road racing true racing

Just brilliant

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22 John Surtees

This man is probably the best there is and will never be equaled!

To be car and bike champion is awesome - donrodrigo

He won about 80% of the motorcycle races he entered. girlfriend No comparison!

After Haileood he was a great rider,I only saw him in his final racing days but he was excellent

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23 Phil Read

The best often on poor machinery

The best won races over 5 decades brill

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24 Alex Barros

He is a great rider

6th allday

25 Daijiro Kato

He would have been Rossi's first serious challenge, long before Stoner and Lorenzo... Kato had it all to win MotoGP races and maybe even the championship. Bloody fast and smooth at the same time with a killer instinct. Great rider, sadly missed. #74 forever.

It's a shame he died in 2003, he could be Rossi's challenger when VR46 was in his prime!

Best Japanese Moterbiker ever lived to this day!

Miss you Kato!

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26 Sete Gibernau

First rider who challenged Rossi

Far a stronger rival for rossi than lorenzo marquez or pedrosa

27 Luca Cadalora
28 Freddie Spencer

No one else could win 500 & 250 in the same season

Loved his style. Injuries and maybe burnout cut his gp career short but he did it well while it lasted. True gentleman.

For me, the best ever. Not as famous as others but extremlly talented. His style was unique. Gora Freddie! Hoberena (the best>).

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29 Marco Melandri
30 Gary McCoy

Hard to beat his tenacious love for the sport.

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31 Geoffe Duke

6 titles and one of the original pioneers. - asphaltpilot

32 Andrea Iannone

The one and only MANIAC


33 Loris Capirossi

7th liked his style

34 Troy Bayliss

Good but better in world super bike 10th

Apearing as a wild card in valencia 2006 riding a brutal ducati after winning the sbk championship and beating everybody should make him be on this list

35 Àlex Crivillé

One of the best riders in motorcycling

Should be in top ten

4th my opinion

The only one who faced Michael Doohan

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36 Michael Van Der Mark

Super talented Dutch motercyle racer, who has won the Suzuka 8hour race twice! And is about to win the wss world title.

Has WWS world title, 2 8hour Suzuka wins. And good on his first year in the world superbike.

37 Kork Ballington

World Champion 4 times and might have had a chance of a 500cc title if Kawasaki had a competitive bike.

Also super nice guy to know.

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38 Pol Espargaro
39 Alfonso "Sito" Pons Ezquerra
40 Stefan Bradl
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