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Updated statistics ahead of the SKYY VODKA Grand Prix of Japan

Updated statistics ahead of the SKYY VODKA Grand Prix of Japan

Updated statistics ahead of the SKYY VODKA Grand Prix of Japan

- Aprilia have had just one win in the 250 class at Suzuka, with Biaggi in 1996. Honda have won six times in the last seven years.
- Marco Melandri is the only rider in the 250 race who has previously won a Grand Prix in the class, having taken victory at Sachsenring last year.
- Fonsi Nieto starts from pole position for the second consecutive race having taken pole in the final race of 2001 in Rio.
- Randy De Puinet´s second place on the grid is his best ever grid position in what will be his 50th Grand Prix start.
- Franco Battaini starts from the front row of the grid for the first time since the Rio Grand Prix in 2000.
- This is the first time that there has been an all Aprilia front row in Japan.

Tags:
250cc, 2002, SKYY VODKA Grand Prix of Japan

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