Spanish-born MotoGP racer also received the 2006 World Tournament within the 125cc class and competed within the 250cc. He found international interest after his 2002 Grand Prix race debut, within the same 12 months he received the the 125cc Spanish nationwide tournament. In 2012 he gained his first actually MotoGP podium, completing each of his last five races in the very best ten. He was created in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. His countryman Dani Pedrosa also became a favorite name around the MotoGP race circuit.