In 1991, Alex Barros became 50ccm Brazilian champion. From 1995 Barros moved to Honda, where he had constant problems with lack of founds for 5 years, finishing those seasons 7th, 4th, 9th, 5th and 9th, and taking podium finishes in more occasions.
Barros ended season 2005 in 8th place in general classification, with total 147 points.
Estoril MotoGP: Alex Barros says electronics are taking away rider skill
Executive summary about Alex Barros by Matthew Birt
Veteran Brazilian Alex Barros believes that sophisticated electronics are now diminishing the influence that rider talent currently has in the MotoGP world championship. The D'Antin Ducati rider, speaking ahead of this weekend's Estoril GP in Portugal, said the huge advances in electronics was having a negative impact in MotoGP.