Kenny Roberts

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Birthday
31, 1951
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
California

About

Champion motorcycle racer. In 1978, he became the first American to win the Grand Prix.

Before Fame

He won the A.M.A. Grand National Championship and completed the coveted Grand Slam, winning every Grand National event.

Trivia

He pioneered many changes in the A.M.A., among them increased safety, a new dirt track riding style, and new engine designs.

Family Life

His son, Kenny Roberts, Jr., won the 2000 500 cc World Championship.

Associated With

He and Nicky Hayden were both prominent figures on the motorcycle racing circuit.

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