Thomas Gradinger

Thomas Gradinger joins the Kallio Racing Yamaha team for 2019, after making his debut in the Supersport World Championship, after making his debut in the series during the 2018 season. The Austrian brings a wealth of experience, having raced in the fiercely competitive Spanish CEV Moto3 Championship.

Gradinger returned to the German IDM Supersport Championship for the 2017 season, where he was crowned champion having racked up four wins, 10 podium finishes and five pole positions aboard his Yamaha YZF-R6. For 2018 the 22-year-old stepped up to WorldSSP full time, finishing in fourth position in the final three rounds of the season.