Evan Bros Racing Team is the natural evolution of a passion born in 1959 and now on track in the Supersport world championship.
Date of birth: 02-03-1993
Birth place: Johannesburg, South Africa
Race number: 4
First SSP race: Phillip Island 2020
First SSP podium: /
First SSP win: /
Odendaal started his professional racing career in 2007, finishing fourth in the 125cc class of the South African National Championship. The following three years he competed in the 600cc class with an opportunity to make a Moto2 World Championship debut in 2011. After a promising season in the CEV Moto2, Odendaal disputed his first full season in the Moto2 World Championship in 2013. In the course of the next three years, Odendaal demonstrated his skills once again in the CEV Moto2, winning the European Championship title in 2016 with six victories and three podiums. The following season he confirmed his form, finishing the season third overall riding a development bike. The excellent results allowed him to return to the Moto2 World Championship again in 2018, where he achieved his first world championship points for a new chassis manufacturer in their debut world championship season. In 2019 he stayed in Moto2, before switching to World Supersport in 2020. He finished fifth overall in his WorldSSP debut season with two fourth positions as his best result, showing great consistency throughout the season. He joins the Evan Bros. team in 2021 with the aim of establishing himself as one of the top riders in the class.