Late MotoGP World Championship competitor who tragically had a fatal crash at the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix.
He started racing at the 125cc World Championship level in 2002, at age 15.
He was the 250cc World Champion in 2008.
He was in a relationship with a woman named Kate at the time of his death.
He was one of the Grand Prix's top competitors, along with Casey Stoner, before his accident.