Motorcycle racer who won the 2004 Speedway World Cup as a member of the Swedish team; won the 2012 Speedway Grand Prix of Italy.
He had a successful youth career, and won the European U-19 Championship in 2004.
He retired from racing in 2007, only to return again in 2008.
He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
British motorcycle racer Barry Sheene also captured a Grand Prix Championship during his career.