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Valencia MotoGP racing numbers

Valencia MotoGP racing numbers

The statisticians pick out the key racing numbers ahead of this weekend´s Gran Premio Parts Europe de la Comunitat Valenciana.

395 – The record number of points achieved in the MotoGP class Constructors´ championship by Honda in 2003. Yamaha will surpass this total if any of their riders finish in the top six in Valencia.

118 – Valencia will see the 118th MotoGP race since the advent of the four-stroke formula at the start of 2002. Only two riders, Shinya Nakano and Valentino Rossi, have competed in every one of these races.

16 - If Mike di Meglio finishes in the top fifteen in Valencia he will equal the current record for most point scoring finishes in the 125cc class in a single season (16) which is currently held jointly by Arnaud Vincent, Alvaro Bautista and Gabor Talmacsi.

10 – The final day of qualifying at the Valencia Grand Prix will be the tenth anniversary of Mick Doohan´s final victory of his Grand Prix career in Argentina.

10 – Rossi´s victory at Sepang was the tenth victory of the year for Yamaha. A victory in Valencia for a Yamaha rider and it would equal the greatest number of premier-class wins in a season achieved by Yamaha in 2005.

9 – Rossi´s victory in Malaysia was his ninth win of year. If he wins in Valencia he will equal Giacomo Agostini´s record of having ten or more wins in the premier-class in one season on four occasions.


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