Tomizawa: Japan's latest future star

Tomizawa: Japan's latest future star

The new Moto2 series is full of 125cc and 250cc champions, Superbike stars and ex-MotoGP riders - but it's relative unknown Shoya Tomizawa who leads it. Toby Moody explains his rise

Moto2 at Jerez was another cracker of a race even though it got red-flagged at the first attempt when Shoya Tomizawa tagged the back of Simone Corsi – sending the pair of them down.

Tomizawa's clutch cover hit the deck and immediately ground a hole, sending oil, under pressure, all over the track and into the line of the remaining 38 riders. A total of seven others crashed and the race was stopped.

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