Spanish motorcycle racer who rose to fame by winning the 2014 Moto2 World Championship. He won the Championship with a record number of points for the intermediate class.
He was born in Barcelona, Spain and began racing in the 125cc class in 2005.
He led at the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix from start to finish.
His father owns a chain of jewelry shops in Spain.
He and Germany's Stefan Bradle are both Moto2 World Champions.