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Stats and facts for the Estoril 250cc contest

Stats and facts for the Estoril 250cc contest

The key statistics for the 250cc race at the bwin.com Grande Premio de Portugal.

The key statistics for the 250cc race at the bwin.com Grande Premio de Portugal.

- Andrea Dovizioso, who won this race last year, starts from pole for the second time in 2007. His other pole this year was at Turkey, when he went on to win the race.

- This is the only circuit on the current calendar where Jorge Lorenzo has not had a podium finish in the 250cc class.

- Lorenzo is aiming to equal the record of nine 250cc victories in a single season by an Aprilia rider, which has previously been achieved by Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi and Marco Melandri.

- Hector Barbera starts from the front row for the seventh time this year.

- Mika Kallio has finished on the podium for the last three years in the 125cc class here, including a win in 2005.

- Alex de Angelis is the only rider other than Casey Stoner to have scored points at every Grand Prix in 2007.

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250cc, 2007, bwin.com GRANDE PREMIO DE PORTUGAL

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