Jorge Lorenzo Guerrero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe loˈɾenθo ɣeˈreɾo]; born May 4, 1987) is a Spanish professional motorcycle road racer. He is the 2006 and 2007 250cc World Champion, and the 2010 and 2012 MotoGP World Champion. He currently competes in the MotoGP class, riding for the factory Yamaha team.
Lorenzo was born in Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain. In January 2010, Lorenzo got involved with the Oxfam international confederation’s efforts in assisting support for the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
The character Jorge in the video game Halo: Reach is named for him, after Lorenzo wore a helmet at the 2009 Valencian Grand Prix that replicated a style of helmet from Halo 3: ODST. Lorenzo wore sponsored helmets from the Call of Duty franchise, at the Valencian Grand Prix in 2013 for Ghosts and Advanced Warfare in 2014.
Lorenzo wore sponsored protective gears from Dainese between 2005 and 2010, and Alpinestars from 2011 onwards. On 17 October 2013, Lorenzo visited the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Alpinestars.
On 2 May 2013, three days before the Spanish Grand Prix, the Circuito de Jerez named the thirteenth corner “Curva Lorenzo”, replaced the named “Curva Ducados”.
In September 2015, China based Zopo Mobile released the Zopo Speed 7 GP smartphone, endorsed by Lorenzo