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Interesting facts and statistics after the final day of qualifying

Interesting facts and statistics after the final day of qualifying

Interesting facts and statistics after the final day of qualifying

Aprilia riders have taken pole for the 250cc race at Mugello every year since 1992.

Franco Battaini starts from pole position for the third time in 2002 and for the fourth time in his career.

Sebastian Porto starts from a career best second place on the grid, in what will be his 97th Grand Prix start.

Toni Elias starts from the front row of the grid for the first time in the 250cc class.

Fonsi Nieto has qualified in the top six places on the grid for thirteen successive races. Nieto is aiming to become only the second Spanish rider ever to take three or more successive wins in the 250cc class, the other being Sito Pons who won four in a row in 1989.

Shahrol Yuzy's seventh place on the grid is his best ever qualifying result in Grand Prix racing.

Tags:
250cc, 2002, Gran Premio Cinzano d'Italia

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