Thomas Luthi

Thomas Luthi

1986-09-06 (age 34)


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List's Top 20 bike racers of 2019: Who missed out

Some big names with substantial achievements in 2019 ended up missing from our countdown of top 20 motorcycle riders of the year. Below, we outline the most obvious omissions.

Motegi Moto2: Marini passes Luthi for back-to-back wins

Luca Marini secured back-to-back Moto2 victories after beating Tom Luthi at Motegi, while Alex Marquez’s championship lead took a hit after a scrappy race to sixth.

Luthi's season in MotoGP a "good school" for Moto2

Tom Luthi has described his tough season in MotoGP as a "good school" for his return to Moto2 this year, following his victory last weekend at Austin.

Austin Moto2: Luthi takes first win since MotoGP exit

Ex-MotoGP rider Tom Luthi won the third race of his return to Moto2 at Austin ahead of Marcel Schrotter, as championship leader Lorenzo Baldassarri crashed on the opening lap.

Qatar Moto2: Baldassarri holds off Luthi to win opener

Lorenzo Baldassarri held off Tom Luthi to win the first Moto2 race of 2019 in Qatar by 0.026s as KTM suffered a disastrous start to the season.

Ten Moto2 and Moto3 riders to watch in 2019

MotoGP's 2019 rookie class may be among its strongest of recent times, but there are always more talents rising up the ranks. Here, we outline 10 to keep an eye on in Moto2 and Moto3 this year.

Luthi: Marc VDS crisis "hurt me more" than Morbidelli

Tom Luthi believes the crisis that enveloped the Marc VDS MotoGP team during the 2018 campaign hurt him more than teammate Franco Morbidelli.

Luthi to return to Moto2 after single MotoGP season

Marc VDS MotoGP rider Tom Luthi will step back down to Moto2 in 2019, it has been announced.

Luthi weighing up Moto2 return for 2019

MotoGP rookie Tom Luthi says he is considering a return to Moto2 if he is unable to remain in the premier class for a second season next year.

Morbidelli's Qatar debut pace "much better" than expected

Marc VDS Honda rider Franco Morbidelli says he was "positively surprised" with his speed after he finished 12th on his MotoGP debut in Qatar.

Six MotoGP riders who need a big year in 2018's team of MotoGP writers examines which riders are most in need of a big season in 2018.

Luthi admits Moto2 style taking longer to shake off

Tom Luthi admits that it is taking longer to change his riding style for MotoGP than his other fellow rookies due to his lengthy Moto2 career.

Rossi: Dovizioso shows young riders shouldn't be rushed

Valentino Rossi says that MotoGP veteran Andrea Dovizioso's title challenge in 2017 shows that young riders should be given more time to start performing.

Alex Marquez handed MotoGP test with Marc VDS

Moto2 frontrunner Alex Marquez is to test the Marc VDS Honda MotoGP bike in late November at Jerez, the team has confirmed.

Luthi ruled out of debut Marc VDS MotoGP test

Swiss rider Tom Luthi has been ruled out of what would have been his first test with the Marc VDS MotoGP team, ahead of his switch to the premier class in 2018.

Morbidelli seals Moto2 title as Luthi declared unfit for Sepang

Franco Morbidelli has been crowned the 2017 Moto2 champion after chief rival Thomas Luthi was declared unfit to take part in today's Sepang race.

Luthi wanted to wait for "proper bike" for MotoGP step

MotoGP-bound Tom Luthi admits he has had options to move up to the premier class before, but he wanted to wait for the right opportunity on a "proper bike".

Marc VDS confirms Luthi for 2018 MotoGP season

Thomas Luthi will join Marc VDS Honda for the 2018 MotoGP season, it has been announced, completing an all-rookie line-up for the Belgian squad.

Luthi closing on MotoGP move with Marc VDS in 2018

Moto2 veteran Thomas Luthi is close to making a long-awaited step up to MotoGP in the 2018 season with the Marc VDS Honda team.

Brno Moto2: Luthi dominates six-lap sprint in the rain

Class veteran Thomas Luthi dominated a shortened Moto2 race at Brno, after the arrival of rain turned the event into a six-lap dash to the finish line.

Barcelona Moto2: Marquez takes dominant second win of year

Alex Marquez secured his second win of the Moto2 season in dominant fashion at Barcelona, cutting the points advantage of teammate Franco Morbidelli in the process.

Le Mans Moto2: Morbidelli triumphs after heated Luthi duel

Marc VDS rider Franco Morbidelli bounced back from his Jerez crash to claim his fourth win in five Moto2 races this season at Le Mans.

Moto2 and Moto3 preview: 10 riders to watch in 2017

Along with MotoGP, the Moto2 and Moto3 seasons will kick off in Qatar this weekend with both grids boasting several potential future premier class stars. David Gruz selects 10 riders who are likely to shine in 2017.

Valencia Moto2: Zarco finishes title-winning year with victory

Johann Zarco took victory in the final Moto2 race of the season at Valencia, coming out on top of a fierce early battle with Franco Morbidelli before pulling away in the latter stages.

Motegi Moto2: Luthi wins, Zarco extends points lead as rivals crash

Thomas Luthi scored his third win of the Moto2 season at Motegi, managing to keep a charging championship leader Johann Zarco at bay.

Silverstone Moto2: Luthi takes return win, Zarco takes out Lowes

Thomas Luthi took a return Moto2 win at Silverstone, having skipped the previous round due to concussion, as points leader Johann Zarco controversially clashed with Sam Lowes.

Luthi ruled out of Brno race with concussion

Moto2 frontrunner Thomas Luthi will be forced to miss Sunday's Moto2 race at Brno after sustaining a concussion in a heavy crash in qualifying.

Luthi gets first KTM MotoGP test outing

Moto2 rider Thomas Luthi got his first taste of KTM's MotoGP bike during the Austrian manufacturer's latest test at Mugello.

Le Mans Moto2: Rins holds off Corsi for win

Alex Rins picked up his second win of the 2016 Moto2 season at Le Mans, overtaking poleman Thomas Luthi early on and then fending off Simone Corsi.

Qatar Moto2: Luthi grabs win amid jump-start mayhem

Thomas Luthi beat Franco Morbidelli in a race-long duel to win the opening Moto2 race of the season at Qatar, as the Italian was one of many riders to be penalised for jumping the start.

Moto2 and Moto3 preview: Who can stop Johann Zarco?

Both of MotoGP's support classes are bubbling with talent this year - but who will come out on top? Jamie Klein and Oriol Puigdemont guide you through all the runners and riders in both Moto2 and Moto3.

Pons quickest in three-day Moto2 Jerez test

Axel Pons ended three days of official Moto2 pre-season testing at Jerez with the fastest lap overall.

De Puniet, Luthi join KTM MotoGP test team

Randy de Puniet and Thomas Luthi have been confirmed as guest test riders for KTM in 2016 as the Austrian manufacturer prepares to enter MotoGP in 2017.