The Best MotoGp Drivers in the World

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Here are the top 5 best MotoGp drivers in the world.

#1 Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi (born February 16, 1979 in Urbino) is an Italian professional motorcycle racer and multiple MotoGP World Champion. He is one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time, with 8 Grand Prix World Championships to his name. According to Sports Illustrated, Valentino Rossi is one of the highest earning sports personalities in the world, having earned an estimated $34 million in 2007.

#2 Casey Stoner

Casey Stoner (born 16 October 1985) is an Australian motorcycle racer. Born and raised in Southport, Queensland, Stoner raced from a young age and moved to the United Kingdom to pursue a racing career. After first competing internationally in 2002, he won the title of 2007 MotoGP World Champion when he succeeded American Nicky Hayden. He currently competes in the MotoGP class for the Ducati Marlboro Team.

#3 Dani Pedrosa

Daniel “Dani” Pedrosa (born September 29, 1985 in Sabadell, Spain) is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer. Pedrosa grew up in a village near Sabadell called Castellar del Vallès. He is the youngest world champion in 125cc and 250cc Grands Prix. Pedrosa is 1.58m (5ft, 2in) tall and weighs 51kg (112.4lbs).

#4 Chris Vermeulen

Chris Vermeulen (born 19 June 1982, in Brisbane, Australia) is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer. From the 2006 season he switched permanently from the Superbike World Championship to the elite MotoGP series, and the Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Team. He is regarded as a wet-weather expert, and is affectionately nicknamed ‘Vermin’ on account of his last name.

#5 Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo (born May 4, 1987 in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain), is a professional motorcycle road racer. He was the 2006 and 2007 250cc World Champion.