Rider Profiles

Jorge Lorenzo

Born on the Balearic island of Mallorca, Spain on May 4, 1987, last year's MotoGP champion wasted no time getting on two wheels. Getting on his first motorcycle at the age of three, it was merely... View All

Andrea Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso was born into Forlimpopoli, Italy on March 23, 1986 and four years later was on the back of his first minibike. Two years after that, Dovizioso kicked off his racing career on both... View All

Ben Spies

American rider Ben Spies was born in Germantown, Tennessee on July 11, 1984 and has taken a rather unconventional route to the MotoGP track. First getting on a motorcycle at the age of five, Spies... View All

Dani Pedrosa

Born in Sabadell, Spain on September 29, 1985, Dani Pedrosa's affair with racing began at the age of four-years-old when he got his first motorbike. At the age of nine, a young Pedrosa put his... View All

Casey Stoner

Born into a family full of motorcycle fanatics in Australia on October 16, 1985, Casey Stoner became a racing enthusiast the second he hit the Doctor's hands. By the age of four, the kid... View All

Valentino Rossi

This MotoGP World Champ, born February 16, 1979 in Urbino Italy, grew up in the shadow of his father, Graziano Rossi, a former motorcycle racer, and began by racing go carts early on. In 1990, Rossi won... View All

Nicky Hayden

The Kentucky Kid, Nicky Hayden, was born on July 30, 1981 in Owensboro Kentucky and found himself smack dab in the middle of a riding family. By the age of three, Hayden began to race when he was just... View All