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Statistics show incredible equality in the premier class

Statistics show incredible equality in the premier class

Statistics show incredible equality in the premier class

As if the epic battles, a wide open title race and some classic Grands Prix weren't proof enough, the stats also show that 2006 has been one of the most unpredictable seasons in living memory. All this included, there are still an incredible FIVE riders with the mathematical possibility of proclaiming themselves MotoGP World Champion.

With two races to go:

- Five riders have won a premier class Grand Prix this season: Nicky Hayden, Valentino Rossi, Loris Capirossi, Marco Melandri and Dani Pedrosa.

- Ten riders have earned podium finishes: Nicky hayden, Dani Pedrosa, Loris Capirossi, Valentino Rossi, Marco Melandri, Casey Stoner, Chris Vermeulen, Colin Edwards, Shinya Nakano and Kenny Roberts Jr.

- Eight riders have started from pole position on the grid: Dani Pedrosa, Loris Capirossi, Nicky Hayden, Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner, John Hopkins, Chris Vermeulen and Sete Gibernau.

- Six constructors have been on the rostrum: Honda, Yamaha, Ducati, Suzuki, Kawasaki and KR211V.

- Tyre-wise, Michelin have twelve victories and nine poles, whilst Bridgestone celebrate their most successful season ever with three wins and five poles.

- The front row has included thirteen different riders so far this season: Loris Capirossi, Dani Pedrosa, Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner, John Hopkins, Chris Vermeuelen, Sete Gibernau, Nicky Hayden, Colin Edwards, Shinya Nakano, Kenny Roberts Jr, Toni Elias and Marco Melandri.

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MotoGP, 2006

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