PLEASE NOTE: This helmet sold before it was scheduled to go up for auction – we’re sharing it to help you value the Iconic memorabilia that we sell!
Additional photos of this Roberts Jr. helmet are available here for your perusal.
Kenny Roberts Jr. is son of racing legend Kenny Roberts, and are the only father and son duo to win the 500cc World Championship. With 8 wins, 22 podium placements, and being inducted into the F.I.M. MotoGP Hall of Fame in 2017. Here is a picture of him in 1999.
Roberts started his first race in the 250cc class at Willow Springs in 1990, accomplishing 5 wins that season. In 1993 he had his first World 500cc debut at the Laguna Seca Raceway, and in 1994-1995 he was full-time at Marlboro-Yamaha’s 250cc team.
He was signed to Suzuki in 1999, and won opened up with wining the first two races of the season, and finishing in second overall, and coming in first in the 2000 season.
This helmet was made by the Japanese company Arai.
This was Robert’s Suzuki team suit in the 1999 season.
The helmet is signed by Kenny Roberts Jr.
There is minor wear from use but it does not appear to have been crashed in.
Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this helmet is offered on a Bill of Sale only. Have any Roberts Jr. stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!
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