Born October 1965. His cornering style delighted fans (elbows would almost touch down in corners). In 1989, joined the Sonauto Team, becoming their regular YZR250 rider and ranking 7th. The following year stepped up to the 500cc class. For two years until 1991, rode the YZR500. His highest achievement in the GP500 was a ranking of 2nd in the 1990 Belgian GP. Debuted in the GP after ranking 2nd in the 1986 European Championship in the 250cc class. In 1987 and 1988 rode the TZ250, and in 1989 switched to the YZR250. After riding in the 500cc class with Yamaha, returned to the GP250 and took three wins with Aprilia.
|Year||Class||Result & Pole position||Machine|
|1987||250cc||17th||PP: 0||1st: 0||2nd: 0||3rd: 0||YZR250|
|1988||250cc||7th||PP: 0||1st: 0||2nd: 0||3rd: 1||YZR250|
|1989||250cc||7th||PP: 2||1st: 0||2nd: 2||3rd: 1||YZR250|
|1990||500cc||8th||PP: 0||1st: 0||2nd: 1||3rd: 0||YZR500(0WC1)|
|1991||500cc||10th||PP: 0||1st: 0||2nd: 0||3rd: 0||YZR500(0WD3)|
*Results for years with a Yamaha factory team, riding a Yamaha factory machine or ranked 5th or higher riding a Yamaha production racer (World GP, World F750)