Motor Cycling:Records

There have been various different specifications for the bikes in motorcycling Grand Prix races since the world championship series were inaugurated in 1949.

Most world championships in all classes . Columns represent titles in these classes.

MotoGP/500cc 350cc Moto2/250cc Moto3/125cc 80cc/50cc                              Total

 

 

Giacomo Agostini Italy 1966–1975 8 7 0 0 0 15
Ángel Nieto Spain 1969–1984 0 0 0 7 6 13
Valentino Rossi Italy 1997–2009 7 0 1 1 0 9
Mike Hailwood United Kingdom 1961–1967 4 2 3 0 0 9
Carlo Ubbiali Italy 1951–1960 0 0 3 6 0 9
John Surtees United Kingdom 1956–1960 4 3 0 0 0 7
Phil Read United Kingdom 1964–1974 2 0 4 1 0 7
Geoff Duke United Kingdom 1951–1955 4 2 0 0 0 6
Jim Redman Rhodesia 1962–1965 0 4 2 0 0 6

The most prestigious is now known as the Moto GP series. Previously it was the 500 cc class. Most wins in this event.

 

Giacomo Agostini Italy 1966–1975 8
Valentino Rossi Italy 1997–2009 7
Michael Doohan Australia 1994–1998 5
Mike Hailwood United Kingdom 1961–1967 4
John Surtees United Kingdom 1956–1960 4
Geoff Duke United Kingdom 1951–1955 4
Eddie Lawson United States 1984–1989 4
Kenny Roberts United States 1978–1980 3
Wayne Rainey United States 1990–1992 3

 

 

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