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Interesting facts before the 125cc race

Interesting facts before the 125cc race

Interesting facts before the 125cc race

· Lukas Pesek starts from pole for the second time in his career, his other being at Mugello earlier this season.

· Pesek scored his best result of last season at this circuit with sixth place.

· Alvaro Bautista, who starts from the front row for the ninth time this season, is the first rider since Valentino Rossi to have taken eight podiums from the first nine races of the year.

· Mattia Pasini has not had much luck previously at this circuit, having finished twentieth in 2004 and crashing out of the race last year.

· This race last year is the only occasion that Mika Kallio has achieved the clean sweep of fastest lap, race victory and pole position.

· Nicolas Terol will be starting from fifth place on the grid, his best ever qualifying result. His previous best was eighth at Assen three weeks ago.

· This is the first time that Derbi have had two riders qualify in the top five since Rio in 2000, with Youichi Ui and Manuel Poggiali.

· Team-mates Alvaro Bautista, Hector Faubel and Sergio Gadea are the only three riders to have scored points at each of the first nine races of the year.

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125cc, 2006, betandwin.com MOTORRAD GRAND PRIX DEUTSCHLAND, WUP

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