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Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo

Born:

Jorge Lorenzo, Who is a professional Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer born on 4 May 1987, In Palma, Spain.

Family Background:

He is born to Jose Manuel Lorenzo and Maria Guerrero. He has one sibling Laura Lorenzo.

Career:

Jorge Lorenzo debuted at the 2002 125cc Spanish Grand Prix on the Second Qualifying day, which coincided with his 15th birthday, Making him old enough to participate in the race. In 2003, He scored his first win in the twelfth round of the 125cc championship in Rio de Janeiro and finished the championship at 12. In the 2006 250cc World Championship, He had ridden for Aprilia and won his first championship with 8 victories. In 2007, He had signed a two-year contract with Yamaha and became the partner of Valentino Rossi for the 2008 MotoGP season. He had completed his first Premier Class race in the 2nd position, and held his maiden win in the 3rd round at Estoril, Portugal, growing the Youngest MotoGP rider to finish first three races on the podium. He proceeded to ride for Yamaha in the 2009 season, During which he had a tough battle with teammate Valentino Rossi, who finally surpassed his four victories with two more to finish first. Following his coming to the track in the next season, He went on to win the 2012 MotoGP Championship title, keeping a clear lead with 1st and 2nd position finishes throughout the tournament. He had robust competition from Honda riders Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa in the 2013 MotoGP Championship. He started the 2016 season with a win and achieved two more victories following a crash and two 2nd place finishes. He finally fell behind Marc Marquez and his teammate Rossi, yet had been able to clutch another victory in the final round and completed third. This had been his final win with Yamaha as he signed to Ducati for the 2017 championship.

Jorge Lorenzo

Unknown Facts:

  • Jorge Lorenzo Guerrero is his full name.

Master Stroke:

  • A character in the video game ‘Halo: Reach’ had been named after Jorge Lorenzo after he had worn a helmet styled on the ‘Halo 3: ODST’ game at the 2009 Valencian Grand Prix. 

Awards and Achievements:

  • Jorge Lorenzo has won the MotoGP World Championship three times, In 2010, 2012 and 2015, representing Yamaha.

What can we learn from Him?

Like Jorge Lorenzo, Always do your work with honestly. Give respect to everyone.

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