Alberto Puig was a rider in the Motorcycling World Championship beginning with the 1987 season, and his racing career included a long stint with Honda and a victory at the 1995 500cc Spanish Grand Prix, becoming the first Spanish rider to win their home GP in the premier class. That same year, he suffered an accident at the French Grand Prix that ended his fight for the World Title. Puig retired from racing in 1997 after coming back from his injury and quickly established himself as one of the most respected managers and talent spotters in racing, successfully helping several talented riders to develop into the sport. Working closely with a several riders, Puig and Honda’s relationship continued. Eventually becoming an HRC Advisor, Puig served as Director of the Asia Talent Cup and British Talent Cup from 2014 to 2017 where he continued to help nurture young riders. In 2018 he became the Team Manager of the Repsol Honda Team and under Puig, Honda won back-to-back Triple Crowns in 2018 and 2019. Having raced himself, Puig offers the unique perspective of a world championship rider and works closely with all Honda’s riders.