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Interesting facts the 250cc race

Interesting facts the 250cc race

Interesting facts the 250cc race

• Jorge Lorenzo starts from pole for the third successive race. If Lorenzo is victorious in Turkey he will become the youngest ever rider to win three successive races in the 250cc class.

• Alex De Angelis will be making his 100th GP start, including 65 in the 125cc class.

• Since joining the 250cc class at the start of last year, Andrea Dovizioso has finished in the top ten seventeen times in the eighteen races in which he has competed, including seven podium finishes.

• Yuki Takahashi will be aiming to finish on the podium for the first time outside Japan.

• Hiroshi Aoyama has taken the KTM machine to its highest ever qualifying position in the 250cc class.

• Marco Simoncelli's seventh place on the grid is the best qualifying result for a Gilera rider since Carlos Lavado qualified seventh for the Brazilian Grand Prix in 1992.

Tags:
250cc, 2006, GRAND PRIX OF TURKEY, WUP

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