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.
|Date of birth:||29-06-1993|
|Place of birth:||Kungur, Russia|
|2015:||FIM Motocross World Championship Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing Team (injured)|
|2014:||5th GP of Qatar , 8th FIM MX2 World Championship|
|2013:||FIM Motocross World Championship Esta Motorsports Honda Racing Team , 3rd GP Czech Republic|
|2012:||FIM Motocross World Championship Honda Gariboldi Racing Team p/b Esta Motorsports , 8th GP Bulgaria (injured)|