Portuguese motorcycle racer who is best known for competing in the Moto2 World Championships. He is also known for competing on the Red Bull Ajo Moto2 Team and the Moto GP races under the KTM team.
He received his first quad-bike when he was four years old. He then started racing within the national championships at the age of 9. In 2004, he went on to win the Young Promising award at the MiniGP Championships.
He is known for having achieved the first World Championship victory for a Portuguese ridder at the 2015 Italian Grand Prix.
His father was also a professional motorcycle racer.
He raced on the same Moto3 Championship team as fellow professional rider Danny Kent.