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Interesting facts before the 250cc race

Interesting facts before the 250cc race

Interesting facts before the 250cc race

· Jorge Lorenzo has an impressive record at Qatar having won the 125cc race from pole in 2004 and finishing second last year in the 250cc race, also from pole.

· Hector Barbera has equalled his best ever grid position from the final race of 2005 at Valencia.

· Roberto Locatelli is has qualified on the front row of the 250cc grid for the first time since the 2002 Malaysian GP.

· Alex De Angelis completes the first all-Aprilia front row in the class since the 2004 Czech GP.

· If Sebastian Porto finishes in the top fifteen he will become the first rider to reach the milestone of 100 point scoring finishes in the 250cc class.

· Jakub Smrz celebrated his 23rd birthday by achieving his best ever qualifying result in the 250cc class, his previous best being tenth at the 2003 Grand Prix of Japan.

Tags:
250cc, 2006, COMMERCIALBANK GRAND PRIX OF QATAR, WUP

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