Youth to power
Date of birth: 08/12/1995 Place of birth: Barcelona Location: Barcelona Hobbies: supermotard, motocross, mountain biking. Nationality: Spanish Years Repsol rider: 3 (including 2013)
First Grand Prix: 2012 Qatar (Moto3) First podium: 2012 France (Moto3) First Victoria: - Sweepstakes Total appearances: 17 (17 in Moto3) Fastest laps: 1 (1 in Moto3) Poles: 1 (1 in Moto3) Podiums: 2 (2 in Moto3) Wins: - Biography
Álex Rins started in the world of two wheels as most pilots: with just six years, in the dust and mud of motocross. At 7 participated in his first race on a KTM 50cc automatic Catalonia Regional Championship, an event repeated the following year, where he finished sixth, and the Aragon Regional, where it won the victory. Soon he was chained titles in different categories and displacements, adding the runner-up in the Promo 70cc and 85cc Supermotard Catalan Championship in their first year of participation -2006 -. Promo 70cc repeated in 2007 and that year was not lost, got to be champion. He also won in the contest of 80 cc Promo and in the 12 Hours of Resistance Vic was a year of many races and all work was rewarded by climbing to the top of the podium. In 2008 he entered the Pre 125GP category to participate in the Championship of Catalonia and the Speed Speed Mediterranean Championship. After an excellent job got the runner in both events. The following season he repeated the same program in 2008 with Monlau Competition and Emilio Alzamora. In the Pre Catalan 125GP took the final victory, but I can not fight for the championship Speed Mediterranean to miss a meeting, but was among the fastest race by race. The good performance of that year he served as a passport to the Championship of Spain of Speed 2010. He debuted in 2010 with CEV 125GP Monlau an Aprilia RS Competition. With motivation and the support of his team, Rins took third place overall finish. A result that secured a place in the championship for the next year, wearing the colors of Repsol in the fairing of his bike. He began his second season in the CEV 125 GP in the best way possible, with a win in the first round of the calendar, in Jerez. An excellent start to a year that Rins never forget. He managed one more win and 3 podiums in Catalunya-Aragón, Valencia-Albacete and that allowed him to beat his teammate, Alex Marquez, and proclaimed Champion of Spain. He also completed the 2011 season with the runner-up in Europe. With the title under his arm as best endorsement possible, the pilot made the leap to Barcelona World Championships the brand new Moto3 category in the 2012 season, again defending the colors of Repsol. In his first year did not disappoint Prix star, Alex got released in the World Cup podium in the Grand Prix and showed a regularity that was not lost on anyone. He scored 141 points in his locker, he stood at the end of fifth place overall and won the trophy for Rookie of the Year category, which was credited as best newcomer. Won the respect of its rivals, the new season has gotten Rins own right in the group of the fastest in the category. With the experience of his first season in the World Cup this year will feature a new bike-a coveted KTM-with which defend the Repsol colors again in the 18 World Cup calendar races.
Date of birth: 23/04/1996 Birthplace: Lleida Location: Cervera (Lleida) Hobbies: supermotard, motocross, MTB Nationality: Spanish Years Repsol rider: 3 (including 2013)
There are few combinations more infallible than talent and humility, to eventually end up distilling a good pilot. But if you add a family also passionate about bikes and an older brother, Marc, who has been breaking barriers in all competitions for which has been World Champion and two-time champion at age 17 to 19 - it is clear that the Álex Márquez destination eventually lead him to the path of the competition. As a child I wanted to be a mechanic said his brother Marc, but quickly get on the bike and also give it the throttle. He was born on April 23, 1996, breathing bikes almost from that day, and eight years and was runner Racc Championship Promo 50. The following year he repeated category and went up the step that was missing, Catalonia proclaimed champion of the category. Progressively burning stages, Alex went through the PromoRacc 70cc category, the Mediterranean championship PreGP speed 125 and the Catalan championship that same engine, to debut in 2010 in the Championship of Spain of speed. He had to wait for the second round of the series in order to participate, as the minimum age for participation was 14 years and had five days to meet them, and signed at the end of the eleventh position. In his second year in the Spanish championship, Alex faced the defending tournament Repsol colors in the Junior Team Competition Monlau, hoping to continue their education and earn a place among the fastest riders on the national scene. And he did. After starting the season with a second place in the round in Jerez, the small family Marquez climbed to the top of the podium for the first time in his career at Motorland Aragon. The duel between the two Repsol riders, Álex Rins and Álex Márquez, was served. Marquez came to the last race of the competition with two wins and two second places in the box, which allowed him to deal with national title chances until the last moment. A fall in the final leg of the last round of the season, left the young of meritorious Subcampeonato Cervera with Spain. Moreover, in the European Championship, Alex was just a step on the podium. In 2012, the Repsol rider returned to dispute the CEV with the firm objective of fighting for the title again, knowing well that it would participate as a guest in three World Cup races: Jerez, Estoril and Catalonia. Starting as one of the top favorites in the national contest, two wins and two podiums assured him the title in the sixth round. But above all, their good performances in the CEV earned him a permanent position in the World Championship for the second half of the calendar. Marquez did not waste his chance and after 11 races in Moto3, managed to score 27 points, signing the twentieth position at the end of the season. His best results, sixth in the race, "home", at the Circuit de Catalunya, and ninth in one of the most difficult paths calendar, the spectacular Australian track of Phillip Island. With the number 12 in its fairing, Alex played in 2013 World Cup the seventeen test riding a KTM and forming Álex Rins computer again. The Cervera continue gaining experience in the smaller of the World categories, counting again with Repsol as a traveling companion.