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Espargaro in the running for podium record

Espargaro in the running for podium record

Pol Espargaro, the Spaniard undertaking his first full season in the 125cc category, is looking like a strong contender for a podium finish this year.

Pol Espargaro, the Spaniard undertaking his first full season in the 125cc category, is looking like a strong contender for a podium finish this year. If he can do so, he will enter the list of the youngest riders to achieve the rostrum honour./

The Belson Campetella rider finished fourth at last month's race at Jerez, and lies in fourth place in the 125cc standings. He already holds the record for as the youngest Grand Prix points scorer in history.

Youngest podium finishers of all time in Grand Prix racing

1. Ivan Palazzese
15 years 77 days
125cc/Venezuela/1977
2. Marco Melandri
15 years 283 days
125cc/Italy/1998
3. Dani Pedrosa
15 years 359 days
125cc/Valencia/2001
4. Ivan Goi
16 years 121 days
125cc/Dutch TT/1996
5. Jorge Lorenzo
16 years 139 days
125cc/Rio/2003
6. Hector Barbera
16 years 238 day
125cc/Dutch TT/2003
7. Thomas Luthi
16 years 282 days
125cc/Catalunya/2003
8. Andrea Dovizioso
17 years 35 days
125cc/South Africa/2003
9. Loris Capirossi
17 years 45 days
125cc/Italy/1990
10. Alex Criville
17 years 53 days
80cc/Spain/1987

Tags:
125cc, 2007, Aleix Espargaro

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