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Interesting facts and statistics after qualifying in Le Mans

Interesting facts and statistics after qualifying in Le Mans

- Manuel Poggiali starts from pole position for the first time in 2002 and for the third time in his GP career. Poggialis win last year at Le Mans was his first ever Grand Prix victory. Poggiali has scored seven podium finishes in the last nine races.

- Masao Azuma starts from his best grid position since he started on pole position at the Grand Prix of Argentina in 1999. Azuma has not had a podium finish since he won the Spanish Grand Prix last year.

- Daniel Pedrosa starts from the front row of the grid for the third time in 2002.

- Championship leader Arnaud Vincent is the only rider in the 125cc class to have scored a podium finish at each of the first three Grand Prix events of 2002.

Tags:
125cc, 2002, Polini Grand Prix de France

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