Legendary English motor racer and world champion Phil Read has died.
Read was the first ride to win the grand Prix world championships in the 125cc, 250cc, and 500cc classes.
He won a total of seven world titles and 52 grand Prix from 1963 to 1976.
Read was granted the status of MotoGP Legend in 2002.
He began competitive motor racing in 1961 and won his first title in 1964.
Read died on 6 October 2022, aged 83.
Phil Read Cause of Death
Read reportedly died peacefully in his sleep.
Phil Read Age
Read was 83 years old at the time of his passing.
Phil Read Net Worth
Read was estimated to be worth $2 million at the time of his death.
Phil Read Wife
Read was married to a woman known as Madeleine Read.
Phil Read Children
Read is survived by his sons Michael, Graham, Phil Jr, Roki, and daughter Esme.
Phil Read Parents
Read’s parents are undisclosed.
Phil Read Siblings
Read had an older brother called Bruce Read.
Phil Read Funeral
Read’s funeral is yet to be held.