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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

> Alex de Angelis starts from pole for the second time this year and from the front row for the fifth successive race.

> If Casey Stoner wins in Turkey he will become the first Australian rider to score five victories in the 250cc class in a single season.

> Hiroshi Aoyama is starting from the front row for just the third time in 2005. His other two front row starts were pole positions in Japan and Malaysia.

> Dani Pedrosa will be aiming for his eighth win of 2005 which would be the most GP victories ever achieved by a Spanish rider in the 250cc class in a single season.

> If Jorge Lorenzo wins the race in Turkey he will become, at the age of 18 years and 172 days, the youngest ever winner of a 250cc Grand Prix. Lorenzo has failed to qualify for the front row for the first time since the Portuguese Grand Prix.

> Roberto Locatelli will be starting from ninth on the grid, his best qualifying performance since the second race of the year in Portugal.

Tags:
250cc, 2005, GRAND PRIX OF TURKEY, QP2

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