Motorcycle racer who won his first Grand Prix race in 2008 at age 15, becoming the youngest rider to ever win the race.
He began racing in mini-motos at the age of eight, and won the 2004 FAB-Racing Metrakit 50cc British MiniGP.
In 2010 he was involved in a tragic crash that resulted in the death of rider Shoya Tomizawa.
He was born and raised in Gloucester, England.
He was victorious in just his eighth 125cc race, narrowly holding off Marc Marquez.