Motorcycle Helmets & Riding Gear

Jun, 08, 2023
2023 Kabuto Helmet Ambassador


Meet the Kabuto riders competing in the MotoGP™ World Championship and the Superbike World Championship for the 2023 season.


Aleix Espargaro
(Born: July 30, 1989 / Spain / Aprilia Racing)

Category: MotoGP™ World Championship

Born in Granollers, Spain, Aleix Espargaro is 33 years old and started competing in the 125cc class of the World Championship in 2005. After riding in the 250cc class, he made his MotoGP™ debut in mid-season of 2009. From 2022, he started competing for Aprilia Racing and took his first win at the 2022 GP of Argentina. He will continue to compete in MotoGP™ with Aprilia Racing in 2023.


Kaito Toba
(Born: April 7, 2000 / Japan / SIC58 Squqdra Corse)

Category: Moto3™ World Championship

Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Kaito Toba topped the ranking in the Asia Talent Cup when he was 14 years old, which led him to participate in international races such as the Moto3™ Junior World Championship and the Red Bull Rookie's Cup. From 2017 he started competing in the Moto3™ World Championship.
This season, he competes fully from SIC58 Squqdra Corse.


Joel Kelso
(Born: June 12, 2003 / Australia / CFMOTO Racing PruestelGP)

Category: Moto3 World Championship

Joel Kelso has been competing in the ASBK and Moto3™ Junior World Championships, and has been achieving good results in each of them. Last year, he began full participation in the Moto3™ class.
This season, he will be racing for CFMOTO Racing PruestelGP, aiming to improve on his position from last year.


Collin Veijer
(Born: Feb. 19, 2005 / The Netherlands / Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GP)

Category: Moto3
World Championship

After competing in the European Talent Cup and the FIM Moto3 Junior World Championship, Veijer is now competing in the Moto3™ class for the first time this season. He is a rookie who is expected to grow as a rider from Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GP, where Ayumu Sasaki is a member.


Hikari Okubo
(Born: Aug. 11, 1993 / Japan / Tech3 E-Racing)

Category: MotoE™ World Championship

Okubo competed in MotoE™ for the full season last year and finished 6th in the season ranking. This season, he has moved to Tech3 E-racing. He is expected to continue to show consistent performance this season.


Tito Rabat
(Born: May 25, 1989 / Spain / MotoE™: OCTO Pramac MotoE / WorldSBK: Kawasaki Puccetti Racing team)

Category: MotoE™ World Championship、World Superbike Championship

Champion of the Moto2™ class in 2014 and a regular competitor in the MotoGP™ class until 2020. Last season he won the ESBK Spanish Superbike Championship overall. This season, he will be competing fully in MotoE™ with OCTO Pramac MotoE. He will also compete in WorldSBK with the Kawasaki Puccetti Racing team.


Remy Gardner
(Born: Feb. 24, 1998 / Australia / GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team)

Category:World Superbike Championship

Remy Gardner began competing in the Moto3™ class of the World Superbike Championship in 2014 and moved up to the Moto2™ class in 2016. In 2021, his sixth season in the Challenge, he won the series championship at the final round in Valencia.
This season, he moved to WorldSBK to compete with the GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team.


Yari Montella
(Born: January 5, 2000 / Italy / Barni Spark Racing Team)

Category:World Supersport Championship

Born in Italy, Montella won the FIM CEV Moto2 European Championship in 2020 and started competing in the Moto2™ class in 2021.
He moved to the WorldSSP and is competing this season with the Barni Spark Racing Team.

■Race schedules and details can be found on each championship page.


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