Andy Verdoïa

16-year-old Andy Verdoïa started his two-wheeled career at 5 years of age aboard a YamahaPW50, stepping up to motorcycles with a gearbox two years later and finishing as vice-champion of France in the 50cc class before his ninth birthday.

A fourth place in the 70cc FCM Championship in 2012 was followed in 2013 by a top ten finish in the highly competitive 80cc Spanish Championship. Verdoïa stayed in Spain for 2014, winning the Spanish Moto4 Championship.

The French youngster will contest the 2019 Supersport 300 World Championship with BCD Yamaha MS Racing, as part of Yamaha’s R3 bLU cRU project.