Aleksandr Tonkov

One of the most exciting riders in the MX2 class of MXGP, Aleksandr Tonkov, Wilvo Standing Yamaha Official MX2 Team from an injury-shortened 2015 that saw the Russian rider racing higher each week into the Top-10 before a heavy crash in Teutschenthal.

Tonkov won his first ever career moto at Maggiora last year on a muddy and slippery track, taking the holeshot to lead from start to finish and proving to himself and the world that his future is filled with promise.

Fully fit and eager to get back into the swing of things,Tonkov returns in 2016 to the FIM World Championship MX2 division in pursuit of podiums and a season of top results.