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Interesting facts and figures ahead of the race

Interesting facts and figures ahead of the race

Interesting facts and figures ahead of the race

- Dani Pedrosa, who has finished in the top six at the last 21 successive races, starts from pole at Donington for the first time. Pedrosa has taken six wins from his seven previous poles in the 250cc class.

- Pedrosa's pole position time is the fastest ever lap of Donington by a 250cc machine.

- Jorge Lorenzo is aiming to become the youngest ever winner of a 250cc Grand Prix. At the age of 18 years and 81 days he would take the record from Pedrosa, who was 18 years and 202 days old when he took his debut 250cc victory in South Africa last year.

- Alex De Angelis starts from the front row of the grid for the first time in 2005.

- Andrea Dovizioso and Dani Pedrosa are the only two riders in the class to have scored points at the first seven races of the year.

- After winning at Assen, Sebastian Porto will be aiming to score back-to-back victories for the first time in his career.

- Hector Barbera scored his debut Grand Prix victory in the 125cc GP at Donington in 2003.

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250cc, 2005, betandwin.com BRITISH GRAND PRIX

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