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Interesting facts before the 250 race

Interesting facts before the 250 race

Interesting facts before the 250 race

· Jorge Lorenzo is starting from pole for the sixth time in 2006. He has won four times from pole already this year.

· Andrea Dovizioso is the first rider in the 250cc class to finish on the podium at the first eight races of the year since Toni Mang in 1980.

· Hiroshi Aoyama is starting from the front row for the first time on the KTM machine. This is also the first ever front row for KTM in the class.

· Just three riders have scored points at each of the first eight races of the year: Andrea Dovizioso, Yuki Takahashi and Roberto Locatelli.

Andrea Dovizioso, Alex de Angelis and Jorge Lorenzo have appeared together on the podium at the last three races.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, GAS BRITISH GRAND PRIX, WUP

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