Dirk Raudies

Dirk Raudies ( born June 17, 1964 in Rindenmoos to Biberach an der Riss) is a former German motorcycle racer.

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The 1.62 meter tall, and active time 48-53 pound Dirk Raudies, who is married with two years younger architect Birgit and father of a son, learned the trade of turner.

Raudies began his racing career in 1986., He completed his first race in the junior series of Yamaha Cup, the first victory he celebrated in the same year at the Nürburgring. The following year he finished in third place of the Yamaha Cup. 1988, included a 13th place at the time of Motorcycle Championship. In the German Cup, he went to seventh place.

It was followed by 1989, the entry into the motorcycle world championship. There Dirk Raudies collected 29 points and finished second in the final bill the 15th Place. In the European Championships of the same year he succeeded the jump to the third place behind Gabriele Debbia and Alessandro Gramigni the winners' podium. 1990 Biberach was then for the first time German champion. With 113 points, he ranked in the World Cup standings to fifth position. For the following season, in which he was placed eight at the World Cup, he was professional. 1992 Raudies celebrated in Brazil his first Grand Prix victory. In the championship, it was enough for sixth place.

His greatest achievement was winning the world championship in the 125cc class in the 1993 season on Honda. Dirk Raudies launched in Europe Raudies team, won nine of the 14 races held and was in the final 14 points ahead of his nearest rival, the Japanese Kazuto Sakata. 1994 failed Raudies despite three victories to defend his title. At the end of the 1997 season, he finished his World Cup career in which he succeeded in 14 Grand Prix victories.

From 2004 to 2008, the trained machinist worked at Euro Sport and annotated with Ron Ringguth and Lenz liver core, the race of the MotoGP World Championship. Since 2009, he commented with liver core, the race of the Superbike World Championship on Euro Sport and Eurosport 2.



In the World Motorcycle Championship