Maverick Viñales Ruiz[1] (Spanish pronunciation: [biˈɲales ˈrwiθ]; born 12 January 1995) is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer, currently riding in MotoGP for the Aprilia Racing team.[2] After five seasons as a MotoGP factory rider with the factory Yamaha Factory Racing team, his contract was terminated by mutual consent midway through the 2021 season.[3] Viñales is the 2013 Moto3 World Champion, and is a 9-time Premier Class race winner.