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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 has qualified on pole for the first time since the British GP at Donington back in July.

> Hector Barbera, who won the 125cc race last year at Valencia, has qualified on the front row of the grid for the first time since joining the 250cc class for 2005.

> Alex De Angelis is starting from the front row for the sixth successive race.

> Jorge Lorenzo, at the age of 18 years and 186 days, has a final chance of becoming the youngest ever winner in the 250cc class.

> Three Spanish riders have qualified in the top four places on the grid for a 250cc Grand Prix for the first time since the Czech GP in 1988 when Juan Garriga, Sito Pons and Carlos Cardus all qualified in the top four.

> If Casey Stoner wins the race he will be the first rider ever in the 250cc class to win six or more races in a single season without winning the world title. Stoner scored his first GP victory in the 125cc race at Valencia in 2003.

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