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A few facts before sunday´s race

A few facts before sunday´s race

A few facts before sunday´s race

- All previous 250cc races at Jerez have been won by riders who have qualified on the front row of the grid.

- Marco Melandri is the only rider in the 250cc class who has previously won a 250cc Grand Prix and the only one to have taken a 250cc podium at Jerez.

- Sebastian Porto starts from the front row of the grid for the first time since he qualified in 4th place for the Argentinean Grand Prix in 1999. Porto, has made more starts in the 250cc class than any other current rider, this being his 94th start in the class.

- Casey Stoner, who is just 16 years old, has qualified on the second row of the grid for the second successive race.

Tags:
250cc, 2002, Gran Premio Marlboro de España

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