Luis d'Antin (born January 2, 1964) is a Spanish former professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and motorcycle racing team owner.

Luis d'Antin
Luis D'Antin USGP.jpg
Luis D'Antin at the U.S. Grand Prix
NationalitySpanish
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years1989, 1992 - 1998
First race1989 125cc Spanish Grand Prix
Last race1998 250cc Argentine Grand Prix
Team(s)Honda, Yamaha
Championships0
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
93 0 3 0 0 475

Motorcycle racing careerEdit

Born in Madrid, Spain, d'Antin had his best year in 1996 when he finished sixth in the 250cc world championship.[1] He also won the European 600cc Championship in 1991.[2]

After his riding career ended, D'Antin formed the D'Antin MotoGP team in 1999.[3] The team used Yamaha motorcycles before becoming Ducati's satellite MotoGP team in 2004.[3] Norick Abe won a 500cc race for the d'Antin team in both 1999 and 2000.[3] In 2008 D'Antin resigned from his position with the team.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luis d'Antin career statistics at MotoGP.com". motogp.com. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  2. ^ "European Supersport 600 Championship: Overview". motorsport-archive.com. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Hofmann talks d`Antin exit". crash.net. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Luis D'Antin leaves Alice team". autosport.com. Retrieved 21 November 2018.