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Interesting facts ahead of the race

Interesting facts ahead of the race

Interesting facts ahead of the race

> For the first time this year there are four different manufactures represented on the front row of the grid.

> Jorge Lorenzo starts from pole for the second time this year and for the third time in his career.

> Lorenzo has not won from any of his previous pole starts.

> Andrea Dovizioso, who starts from the front row for the eighth consecutive race, has finished in the top four in eleven of the twelve races this year.

> Following his victory at Motegi, if Andrea Dovizioso wins the 125cc race in Qatar he will end a record sequence of thirty-five races without a rider taking back to back victories since Arnaud Vincent won at Donington and then Sachsenring in 2002.

> Steve Jenkner starts from the front row for the first time since his home race in Germany.

> Casey Stoner has not scored any points since he finished second at the Rio Grand Prix in early July.

Tags:
125cc, 2004, MARLBORO GRAND PRIX OF QATAR, WUP

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