Motorcycle racer who made his Moto2 debut in 2010, winning a points title in 2011 and moving to the prestigious MotoGP in 2012.
He began racing with the Red Bull ADAC KTM Juniors in 2005.
He finished seventh in points in 2013 in MotoGP.
He grew up in Augsburg, Germany.
He competed against Toni Elias in Moto2.