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|Full Name:||Robert Farrell|
|First Appearance:||Amazing Spider-Man #172|
|Created by:||Len Wein and Ross Andru|
|Place of Birth:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Base:||Formerly New York City, Avengers Compound, Los Angeles|
|Affiliations:||Briggs Chemical LLC; formerly The Outlaws, Avengers Academy|
|Powers/Abilities:||Has no superhuman abilities, but is a gifted engineer, creating the suit that gives him his abilities himself. The suit grants increased durability, increased strength, and a rocket propelled skateboard that can climb vertical walls, and reach impressive speeds.|
|Weight:||160 lbs (73 kg)|
Powers & Abilities
Robert has a gifted intellect and is a talented engineer.
The Racers costume is made of synthetic stretch fabric which has been augmented to make it highly resistant to damage.
Rocket Racer uses a jet-powered skateboard with gyroscopic stabilizers, and magnetic boots that keep him attached to the board. The skateboard also adheres to vertical and inverted surfaces. The board is cybernetically controlled via the Rocket Racer's head-set.
Rocket Racer wears gloves that are each capable of firing up to four micro-rockets simultaneously. The gloves also provide him with a rocket-powered punch.