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Interesting facts and statistics ahead of the race

Interesting facts and statistics ahead of the race

Interesting facts and statistics ahead of the race

>Championship leader Mika Kallio starts from pole position for the second time in his GP career, having scored his first pole at the last race in Portugal.

>Following his win at Estoril, if Mika Kallio takes the win in China he will end a record sequence of forty-one races without a rider in the 125cc class winning back to back races, since Arnaud Vincent won at Donington and then Sachsenring in 2002.

>Both Thomas Luthi and Marco Simoncelli have qualified on the front row for the first three races of the year.

>Gabor Talmacsi is starting from the front row for the first time since Rio in 2003 and has equalled his best ever qualifying result set in Rio in 2002.

>For the first time ever, two KTM riders have qualified together on the front row of the grid.

>Julian Simon, the third of the KTM riders, has qualified in fifth place on the grid which is his best qualifying result since the Czech GP last year.

>Tomoyoshi Koyama has qualified in 8th place on the grid, his best ever qualifying result.

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125cc, 2005, TAOBAO.COM GRAND PRIX OF CHINA, WUP

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