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Interesting facts before the 125cc race

Interesting facts before the 125cc race

Interesting facts before the 125cc race

· For the first time ever in Grand Prix, Spanish riders have qualified in the top three positions.

· Aprilia have taken all four places on the front row for the first time since Valencia 2003.

· Alvaro Bautista starts from pole for the eighth time in 2006.

· Bautista could equal the record for the most wins in a single season in the class by a Spanish rider, which Jorge Martinez set with nine in 1988.

· Hector Faubel has equalled his best ever qualifying result.

· Sergio Gadea is starting from his best grid position since he was on pole here last year.

· Mattia Pasini was the first Aprilia rider across the line last year, in third place.

· Mika Kallio, who won in last year, has been on the podium seven times in the last eight races.

· Pol Espargaro is the youngest rider ever to qualify as high as sixth for a Grand Prix.

· Randy Krummenacher has qualified in tenth place on only his fourth Grand Prix start.

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125cc, 2006, GRAN PREMIO bwin.com DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA, WUP

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