Kenny Roberts

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Kenneth Leroy Roberts (born December 31, 1951 in Modesto, California) is an American former professional motorcycle racer and racing team owner. In 1978, he became the first American to win a Grand Prix motorcycle racing world championship. Nicknamed “the Martian” (“Marciano” ), he was also a two-time winner of the A.M.A. Grand National Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenny Roberts has received more than 364,598 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Kenny Roberts is the 176th most popular racing driver (up from 196th in 2019), the 3,931st most popular biography from United States (down from 3,735th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Kenny Roberts ranks 176 out of 888Before him are Didier Auriol, Phil Read, Divina Galica, Harald Ertl, Jos Verstappen, and Carlo Maria Abate. After him are Johnny Cecotto, Alejandro de Tomaso, Nanni Galli, Nello Pagani, Guy Edwards, and Kunimitsu Takahashi.

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Among people born in 1951, Kenny Roberts ranks 151Before him are Dean Barrow, Nick Ut, Kazumi Takada, Geir Haarde, Chrissie Hynde, and Massimo Ranieri. After him are Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, Walter de Silva, Tonie Marshall, Hilda Heine, Catherine Hicks, and Hans-Joachim Stuck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenny Roberts ranks 3,931 out of 15,968Before him are Randy Savage (1952), Machine Gun Kelly (1990), William Stanley Jr. (1858), John Leslie (1945), James S. Sherman (1855), and Armand Hammer (1898). After him are Kelly Rutherford (1968), Woody Herman (1913), Ronnie Van Zant (1948), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), Richard Linklater (1960), and Philip Bosco (1930).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Kenny Roberts ranks 5Before him are Carroll Shelby (1923), Phil Hill (1927), Dan Gurney (1931), and Richie Ginther (1930). After him are Peter Revson (1939), Mark Donohue (1937), Wayne Rainey (1960), Carl Scarborough (1914), Rikky von Opel (1947), Manny Ayulo (1921), and Lee Wallard (1910).