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Interesting facts before the 250cc race

Interesting facts before the 250cc race

Interesting facts before the 250cc race

· Andrea Dovizioso starts from pole for the second time in the 250cc class, the other was at Le Mans earlier this year.

· A top three finish in the race for Dovizioso will match Max Biaggi's achievement in 1996, when he also scored podium finishes at the first seven races of the year.

· Jorge Lorenzo is starting from the front row for the sixth time in 2006.

· Alex Debon will be making his 100th Grand Prix start, all of which have been in the 250cc class.

· Debon is on the front row for the first time since qualifying third at Suzuka in 2003.

· Alex De Angelis continues his good qualifying record, having been on the front row eleven times in the last thirteen races.

· Four riders have scored points at each of the first six 250cc races of the year; Andrea Dovizioso, Yuki Takahashi, Roberto Locatelli and Sylvain Guintoli.

Jules Cluzel, in just his seventh 250cc GP start, has qualified in front of his team-mate Guintoli for the first time.

Tags:
250cc, 2006, GRAN PREMI CINZANO DE CATALUNYA, WUP

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