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Assens MotoGP racing numbers

Assens MotoGP racing numbers

Ahead of the ninth round of the MotoGP World Championship, the A-Style TT Assen, motogp.com picks out three key racing numbers.

Ahead of the ninth round of the MotoGP World Championship, the A-Style TT Assen, motogp.com picks out three key racing numbers.

18 - Last year at the Dutch TT Valentino Rossi sustained injuries in a crash during free practice and finished down in 8th place after starting in 18th place on the grid his lowest ever grid position in the premier-class.

9 - Honda have not had a victory in MotoGP since Toni Elias won in Portugal at the penultimate race of 2006. This nine race sequence without a win is the longest barren spell for Honda in the premier-class since their ten race sequence without a win in 1990.

7 In the first eight 125cc Grand Prix races of the year there have been seven different winners; Hector Faubel, Gabor Talmacsi, Simone Corsi, Lukas Pesek, Sergio Gadea, Tomoyoshi Koyama and Mattia Pasini.

6 - Giacomo Agostini is the most successful rider in history at Assen in the premier-class with six Grand Prix victories, followed by Mick Doohan with five.

1 - Dani Pedrosas only win at Assen was in the 125cc race in 2002, which was also his first ever Grand Prix victory.

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MotoGP, 2007, A-STYLE TT ASSEN

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