Jordan C. Wilde
Voiced by: Samuel Vincent (English), Keichirou Satomi (Japanese), Thomas Guitard (French)A 17 year-old rambunctious army soldier who is hired by Don Wei to be the gunner for his racing vehicle. He eventually falls in love with Molly.
Koji and Stan
Koji is voiced by: Alessandro Juliani (English), Yoshinori Fujita (Japanese), Vincent Latorre (French)
Stan is voiced by: Dexter Bell (English), Keisuke Fujii (Japanese), Nicolas Mead (French)The Earth Team's mechanics. Koji is the electronics specialist and Stan is hardware specialist.
Voiced by: Kirby Morrow (English), Hiroaki Miura (Japanese), Rémi Caillebot (French)The Prince and Knight of Nourasia who races on the back of a giant flying beetle named G'dar, which acts as his vehicle.
SpiritAmbassador of the Fills; a mysterious, polymorphic, shadowy being. Ten years earlier he raced against Molly’s mother, Maya. Near the end of the race Maya’s ship crashed and exploded. Molly and her father since that day have believed that Spirit had intentionally killed Maya.
Voiced by: Kenji Nomura (Japanese)A giant, Viking-like racer who, despite his intimidating appearance, is a very friendly, good natured person. His first appearance was in Hostilities Break Out when Molly nearly gets run over by his star-racer on her way to get fuel.
Voiced by: Michael Dobson (English), Hitoshi Horikawa (Japanese), Laurent Maurel (French)A pilot from Alwas, the host planet of the Great Race's preliminary matches. Somewhat arrogant and not quite as good as he seems; the judges fix the races for him, since he's the home-town favorite. He and his gunner, Marcel, pilot the Flying Fortress, a green star-racer that resembles a steam-powered train or tugboat.
Voiced by: Brian Dobson (English), Jin Horikawa (Japanese), Omar Yami (French)A biomechanical racer who, along with his ship, seems to run on steam power.
CeresThe last surviving member of the Mong, a very ancient race. He resembles a hieroglyphic carving come to life, and his ship is a bizarre tangle of pipes that apparently functions via an unknown form of planetary magnetism.
Voiced by: Yuri Shiratori (Japanese), Johanna Menuteau (French)A cat-like, 12-year old hacker prodigy. She controls her ship via a dynamic footpad, which resembles a Dance Dance Revolution platform. She sees the Great Race as nothing more than a game.
Voiced by: Keiji Fujiwara (Japanese)A 'magician' known across the galaxy with telekinetic super-powers that are rumored to equal those of the Avatar himself. Sul shows little emotion and rarely reacts to the other pilots unless attacked. He does not actually use a star-racer during the competition, instead he surrounds himself with glowing, diamond-shaped energy fields conjured and controlled by his mind.
Ning and Skun
Skun is voiced by: Colleen Wheeler (English), Tomoko Hiratsuji (Japanese)Two very proud and aggressive creatures from the destroyed planet Inna. Their star-racer is distinctive in that it is actually two ships that fly in tandem, but are capable of combining to form a more powerful craft. After combining their ships, they gain the ability to use an extremely powerful heat-seeking plasma cannon. Their star racers are rectangle-shaped, red with a black border and, when it is two separate racers, are driven like motorcycles.
Voiced by: Don Brown (English), Tetsuo Gotō (Japanese)Captain of a space-galleon, as bad-tempered as he is egocentric. Being a self-proclaimed pirate, he only sees the Ultimate Prize as a treasure to be claimed.
Voiced by: Trevor Devall (English), Hideo Watanabe (Japanese)A robot that looks like a cylinder that walks on three flat metal legs. His star-racer is capable of transforming into a humanoid mech armed with a pair of energy swords and a battery of missile launchers.
OThe tallest of the nine Oban pilots, he resembles a large upside down teardrop with stubby legs and one large eye in the middle. He appears to "pilot" a large, bizarre, organic construct that looks similar to a jellyfish of some sort.
MuirA large crab-like alien with a heavy, armored shell and large pincers, as well as telepathic tentacles.
Voiced by: Nicole Oliver (English), Tomoko Kobashi (Japanese), Sarah Bouché de Vitray (French)Eva's mother and Don's wife, one of the best racers on Earth who lost her life in a race ten years before the start of the series.
Voiced by: Colin Murdock (English)A dark, sinister being that was once the Avatar, but he refused to give up the title and so was imprisoned by the Great Beings.