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Interesting facts and figures ahead of the race in Jerez

Interesting facts and figures ahead of the race in Jerez

Interesting facts and figures ahead of the race in Jerez

Pablo Nieto starts from pole position for the second time in his GP career, his only other pole being at Jerez last year. Lucio Cecchinello has appeared on the podium three times in the past four years at Jerez, including taking a victory last year.

Alex De Angelis is the only rider in the 125cc class to have started on the front row of the grid at each of the first three races of this year. After his victory at the last round in South Africa, Daniel Pedrosa is leading the World Championship standings for the first time in his career.

If a Honda rider takes the win it will be the 150th Grand Prix victory for Honda in the 125cc category.

Steve Jenkner is the only rider to have finished on the podium at each of the first two races of this year. Youichi Ui's sixth place finish last year at Jerez is his best finish from his seven visits to the circuit. Marco Simoncelli starts from tenth place on the grid, his best ever qualifying position.

Tags:
125cc, 2003, Gran Premio Marlboro de España

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