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Interesting facts before the 250cc race

Interesting facts before the 250cc race

· Andrea Dovizioso starts from pole for the first time since the race in Catalunya last year, which was also the last pole for Honda in the 250cc class.

· Andrea Dovizioso starts from pole for the first time since the race in Catalunya last year, which was also the last pole for Honda in the 250cc class.

· Jorge Lorenzo will be aiming to be the first rider since Daijiro Kato in 2001 to win the opening three races of the year in the 250cc class.

· Alvaro Bautista missed out on victory last year in the 125cc race in Turkey by less than a quarter of a second, and starts from third place on the grid in just his third race on a 250cc machine.

· Alex de Angelis has finished on the podium eleven times in the last thirteen races.

· Mika Kallio will be aiming to score his first points in the 250cc class and become the first rider from Finland to finish in the top ten in a 250cc GP since Eero Hyvarinen in 1981.

Hiroshi Aoyama won in Turkey last year to score the first victory in the 250cc class for the KTM factory.

Tags:
250cc, 2007, GRAND PRIX OF TURKEY, WUP

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