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Interesting facts before 250cc race

Interesting facts before 250cc race

Interesting facts before 250cc race

· Jorge Lorenzo starts from pole for the 18th time in the class and for the fourth time in 2007.

· Lorenzo has won ten times from his previous seventeen pole position starts.

· Julian Simon has qualified in a best ever second place on the grid in only his fifth start in the class.

· Hector Barbera starts from the front row for the fourth time in 2007.

· Thomas Luthi starts from the front row for the first time since moving up to the 250cc class.

· Luthi is the first Swiss rider to start from the front row in the 250cc class since Jacque Cornu in 1990.

· Luthi has won the 125cc race at Le Mans for the past two years.

· Andrea Dovizioso has finished on the podium for the last two years in the 250cc race here.

· Dovizioso starts from his lowest grid position since he qualified eighth in Germany last year.

Tags:
250cc, 2007, ALICE GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE

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