Takumi Takahashi 13

His racing history has revolved largely around the All Japan Road Race Championship, where he has competed in both the GP125 class and the GP250 class. He was crowned GP250 champion in 2008 after which he moved to the JSB1000 class of the Japanese championship. Having taken the runner up spot on four occasions, Takahashi secured the JSB1000 title in 2017.

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Jordi Torres Fernández 81

Having caught the racing ‘bug’ early on, Torres became the Spanish champion in the mini-bikes category in 1998, before winning the national 125 championship in both 2001 and 2002. From 2003 to 2006, he competed in the Spanish Supersport championship, his best result overall third come the end of the 2005 season. 2006 saw him wildcard at the Valencian round of the Supersport world championship, while in both 2007 and 2008 he wildcarded in the Superstock1000 category.

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