List of MotoGP Racers Who Have Unusual Nicknames

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VIVA – MotoGP racers are usually charismatic and can attract the attention of the public. It turns out that some of these racers have unique nicknames. One of them is Valentino Rossi. Usually, this legendary racer is called "The Doctor", "Rossifumi", and "Valentinik".

As quoted from various sources, the unique nickname "The Doctor" has a meaning in Italy for someone who has expertise. Including Valentino Rossi's expertise in riding a motorcycle in the prestigious Motorcycle Grand Prix race. Well, here is a list of MotoGP racers who have unusual nicknames.

Pembalap Suzuki Ecstar, Alex Rins

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Team Suzuki Ecstar racer who has the nickname "The Bakery". This nickname refers to a bakery that produces staple foods for people to live on. The Bakery nickname was even applied to the rider's helmet design for the 2017 racing season.

2. Andrea Dovizioso

Pembalap Yamaha RNF, Andrea Dovizioso

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The Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team racer was once nicknamed "Little Dragon". Finally, Andrea Dovizioso enjoyed the nickname "Undaunted" in MotoGP 2020 which means "not easy to give up" after previously also having the nickname "Desmodovi" with the Ducati Lenovo team.

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3. Enea Bastianini

Enea Bastianini.

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Enea Bastianini has the nickname "La Bestia" and in English means "The Beast". The nickname refers to his ability to overtake many riders while chasing the top spot.

4. Fabio Quartararo

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Pembalap Monster Yamaha, Fabio Quartararo

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The Monster Energy Yamaha racer, Fabio Quartararo has the nickname "El Diablo" which means "The Devil". The nickname was obtained as a child and when he had a helmet with the devil's image.

Francesco Bagnaia

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Also, from the Ducati Team Lenovo, Francesco Bagnaia has the nickname "Pecco". The nickname "Pecco" came from the words of his brother who as a child had difficulty pronouncing "Francesco" and is easier to say "Pecco".

6. Jorge Martin

Pembalap Pramac Racing, Jorge Martin.

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The racer who is a member of the Pramac Racing Team has the nickname "Martinator". He got his nickname after his action in the Austrian series which was so stunning winning pole position in two consecutive series and once the championship podium.

7. Marc Marquez

Pembalap Repsol Honda, Marc Marquez

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This Repsol Honda Team rider has the nickname "The Baby Alien". Marc Marquez got this nickname from his greatness to becoming world champion at a very young age. Even dominating the MotoGP premier class since 2013.

8. Maverick Vinales

Maverick Vinales

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Aprilia Racing rider who has the nickname "Top Gun". The name and nickname given by his father, Angel Vinales, were inspired by the main character named Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the movie Top Gun.

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