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Barcelona MotoGP racing numbers

Barcelona MotoGP racing numbers picks out the key racing numbers ahead of the Gran Premi Cinzano de Catalunya. picks out the key racing numbers ahead of the Gran Premi Cinzano de Catalunya.

2007 Alex Barros third place finish in Italy means that throughout his career he has accumulated a total of 2007 points in the premier-class. Only two other riders have passed the milestone of 2000 career points in the premier-class; Mick Doohan (2298 points) and Valentino Rossi (2270 points).

27 Valentino Rossis victory at Mugello was his 27th win since joining the Yamaha factory squad in 2004. This makes him the most successful Yamaha rider ever in the premier-class in front of Eddie Lawson with 26 wins riding for Yamaha and Wayne Rainey with 24.

17 Honda have now gone 17 races without a victory in the 125cc class, since Thomas Luthi won at Le Mans last year.

7 Alex Barros has now finished on the podium in the premier-class on seven different types of motorcycle; 4-cylinder two-stroke Cagiva, four-cylinder two-stroke Suzuki, four-cylinder two-stroke Honda, twin cylinder two-stroke Honda, five-cylinder four-stroke Honda, four-cylinder four-stroke Yamaha and a four-cylinder four-stroke Ducati.

6 All six races in the 250cc class this year have been won by the rider who has qualified on pole. This equals the longest ever run of 250cc GP races won from pole since 1974 when full pole position records became available.

4 Four riders have scored points at all six races in the 125cc class during 2007: Hector Faubel, Gabor Talmacsi, Pol Espargaro and Michael Ranseder.


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