Pull&Bear Aspar Team Ducati #17 Czech
Karel Abraham born 2 January 1990 is a Czech motorcycle MotoGP racer. He races for the Pull&Bear Aspar Team Ducati. In 2016, Abraham rode a BMW S1000RR in the World Superbike Championship for Milwaukee BMW.
Prior to this, Abraham competed in Grand Prix motorcycle racing from 2005 to 2015, riding in the 125cc, 250cc, Moto2 and MotoGP classes. Never really been a front runner in the support classes, Abraham took his first podium at Twin Ring Motegi and then won his first Grand Prix at the 2010 season ending Valencian Grand Prix.
In 2011, AB Motoracing, the team of Abraham's father, moved up to the MotoGP class for the 2011 season. Abraham finished the season in fourteenth place in the championship; his best results were a pair of seventh place finishes at Jerez and Silverstone.
Abraham remained with Cardion AB Motoracing for 2012, with the best results 7th at Valencia.
Abraham completed the season in 24th place overall with just 5 points.
Abraham got new adventure with the new Honda RCV1000R and obtained the 17th position in the riders' championship.
Abraham struggled with the Honda RC213V-RS and did not score any points.
He moved to World Superbike Championship with Milwaukee BMW, partnering 2015 British Superbike Championship winner Josh Brookes.
Abraham returned to MotoGP with the Pull&Bear Aspar Team Ducati. He finished 20th in the Championship scoring 32 points. His best result was 7th at Assen.
- Roland Potter