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Interesting facts before the 125cc race

Interesting facts before the 125cc race

Interesting facts before the 125cc race

· Mika Kallio starts from pole for the third time in 2006. On each of the previous two occasions, in China and Holland, he has gone on to win the race.

· A top four finish for Alvaro Bautista will make him the first ever rider in the 125cc class to have finished in the top four at the first eleven races of the year.

· Bautista is starting from the front row for the tenth time in 2006.

· Lukas Pesek is the first Czech rider ever to qualify on the front row for a Grand Prix at the current Brno circuit.

· Pesek is also aiming to become the first Czech rider to finish on the podium at his home Grand Prix since Bohumil Stasa finished second in the 350cc race back in 1971.

· Hector Faubel is starting from the front row for the first time since the Catalunya GP, which is also the last race at which he finished on the podium.

· Following his win in Germany, Mattia Pasini will be aiming to score back-to-back victories for the first time in his career.

· Just three riders have managed to score points at each of the first ten races of the year: team-mates Alvaro Bautista, Hector Faubel and Sergio Gadea.

Tags:
125cc, 2006, GAULOISES GRAND PRIX ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY, WUP

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