David Checa born on 20 April 1980 in Sant Fruitós de Bages, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain is the 2004 Endurance World Champion and 2016 French Superbike Champion. He previously competed for two years in the Superbike World Championship. He currently competes in the Endurance FIM World Championship and the French Superbike Championship aboard a Yamaha YZF-R1.
David Checa has been racing since 1996, contesting Superbike World Championship and Supersport World Championship races at home and in Europe. He spent 2000-2002 racing in the 250cc World Championship with a best overall finish of 13th before moving to Endurance World Championship. He was Pirelli's main tester for their Superbike World Championship control tyre in 2005, also doing a few races. He signed up for the Supersport World Championship Le Mans 24 winner and master endurance winner in 2005 and 3 races in MotoGP in place of injured Toni Elias. 2006, but broke a wrist pre-season, he finished 11th overall. He continued in the Supersport World Championship for 2007 finishing 12th overall. He also won the 2007 Bol d'Or 24-hour endurance race.
David raced in the World Superbike Championship for two years, without a great deal of success collecting only a handful of points in each season.
He is the brother of motorcycle rider Carlos Checa.
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(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
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