Kurt Nicoll

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Kurt Nicoll
Nationality United Kingdom British
Born 15 November 1964 (1964-11-15) (age 50)
Motocross career
Years active 1982 - 1994
Teams KTM
Wins 13

Kurt Nicoll (born 15 November 1964) is a former professional motocross racer from England.

Nicoll was one of the top riders in the Motocross Grand Prix World Championships during the late 1980s and early 1990s, finishing as the runner up four times in the F.I.M. 500cc world championships.[1] Nicoll won 13 World Motocross Grands Prix and 7 ACU British National Championships. Nicoll was a member of the victorious 1994 British Motocross des Nations team that included Paul Malin and Rob Herring.[2] The upset victory marked the first time a British team had won the event since 1967 and, broke a 13-year American winning streak at the Motocross des Nations.[2]

In 2004 and 2009 Nicoll won the AMA Supermoto Unlimited Championship. He also won the AMA National Vet Championship in Endurocross in 2011 and 2012. He was 2012 AMA Vet Racer of the year. He worked for KTM as their Director of Racing from 1998 until 2009. Nicoll is currently General Manager of Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus in North America. He is the son of former BSA factory rider, Dave Nicoll.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurt Nicoll career profile". bestsports.com. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b MX Streak Ends. American Motorcyclist (Books.Google.com). November 1994. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dave Nicoll interview - Still Standing". mxlarge.com. Retrieved 29 July 2012.