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Toni Elias named Rookie of the Year

Toni Elias named Rookie of the Year

Toni Elias named Rookie of the Year

Spaniard youngster Toni Elias won the ´Rookie of the Year´ award, after he took his fifth rostrum finish of the year in Valencia, where was held the last round of the World Championship. With his fourth position overall, Toni Elias follows the footsteps of spanish fellow Alex Debon, who took eleventh in his first full campaign.

Elias finished fifteen out of the sixteen races of the season in the points. In Assen, he took his first podium finish in the quarter litre class, with second behind Melandri. From then, the spaniard was confirmed as a regular front runner, and took his first in Motegi. He finished the season with five podium finishes out of sixteen races.

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250cc, 2002, Gran Premio Marlboro de la Comunitat Valenciana, Toni Elias

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