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Interesting statistics ahead of the race

Interesting statistics ahead of the race

Interesting statistics ahead of the race

> Sebastian Porto starts from pole position for the third time in 2004. Porto's pole position time is the fastest ever lap of the Assen circuit by a 250cc machine.

> Three riders, Pedrosa, De Puniet and Porto have all qualified on the front row of the grid at each of the first six 250cc Grand Prix races of the year.

> Dani Pedrosa scored his first ever GP victory in the 125cc class at the Dutch TT in 2002.

> Championship leader Randy De Puniet has failed to finish twice from his three starts in the 250cc class at the Dutch TT having crashed out of the race in both 2002 and last year.

> Toni Elias, who starts from the front row for the second time this year, won the 125cc race at the Dutch TT in 2001, his first ever Grand Prix victory.

> Joan Olive has qualified in eighth place on the grid, his best ever qualifying result in the 250cc class.

Tags:
250cc, 2004, GAULOISES TT ASSEN, WUP

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