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The Roberts legacy lives on

The Roberts legacy lives on

The Roberts legacy lives on

The Roberts name has been synonymous with Grand Prix racing ever since the late 1970s, when Kenny Roberts Sr. arrived in Europe as a champion American dirt tracker and took the series by storm, his revolutionary riding style taking him to three World Championship crowns.

Since then the Roberts legacy has lived on, first with his own team, which replicated his own title triumphs with Wayne Rainey and Yamaha in the early nineties, and later in the shape of his eldest son Kenny Jr, who won the premier-class championship in 2000.

The 2004 season sees the arrival of youngest son Kurtis, who takes his MotoGP bow within his father's Proton Team KR structure and, after missing the first race due to injury, is set to return to action in Jerez this weekend.

In our exclusive video interview, Kenny Senior speaks about the pressures of having his two boys racing in MotoGP, including the challenges facing Kurtis in his debut season and the apparent resurgence of Kenny Junior at Suzuki. To watch the interview just click on the links at the top of the page.

MotoGP, 2004, Kurtis Roberts

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