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Kork Ballington – Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth


Kork Ballington (born 10 April 1951) whose full name is Hugh Neville “Kork” Ballington is a South African four-time Grand Prix motorcycle road racing world champion.

Kork Ballington

Kork Ballington Age

He was born on the 10th of April 1951 in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia,. As of 2021, he is 70 years old.

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Ballington took advantage of his domestic development racing experience to break into the British racing scene.  After several years of racing over-the-counter Yamaha twins, he won a spot on the Kawasaki factory racing team, where he rode Kawasaki KR250 and KR350s alongside Mick Grant and Barry Ditchburn.

On his Kawasakis, Ballington swept the field in the 250 and 350 classes in 1978 and 1979, winning two world championships in a row.

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He campaigned for Kawasaki’s new KR500 in 1980, but designing a new bike in the premier class proved difficult. He couldn’t replicate his performance in the smaller classes after three years in the 500cc class, so he retired from competition. Ballington now resides in Brisbane, Australia, with his family.

MotoGP announced his induction into the MotoGP Legends Hall of Fame in 2018.

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Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $200,000 which he has earned as a MotoGP racer.

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