Manuel " Champi " Herreros ( born April 20, 1963 in Villarrobledo ) is a former Spanish motorcycle racer. His greatest achievement is winning the 80 cc World Championship in the 1989 season and became the "eternal champion " of this class, because it was abolished after the 1989 season.
Herreros denied 1984-1991 a total of 62 races in the MotoGP World Championship and won in 1989 without having won a race this season the title in the 80 cc class. Herreros was in 1986 at the GP of Germany and 1987 in the GP of San Marino each a victory in the 80 - class retract. His only podium finish in the 125 cc class succeeded him in 1988 at the Nations Grand Prix in Imola.