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Lorenzo scheduled to make 200th Grand Prix start

Lorenzo scheduled to make 200th Grand Prix start

Jorge Lorenzo is scheduled to make his 200th Grand Prix start at the Gran Premio bwin de España. 

Below are some of the highlights and facts relating to his Grand Prix career to date:

- Jorge Lorenzo set a new record at his very first 125cc race at the Spanish GP in 2002, when he became the youngest ever rider to compete in Grand Prix race just one day after his 15th birthday.  He was not allowed to take part in the first day of practice because he had still not attained the minimum age of 15.

- Lorenzo is the 23rd rider to reach the milestone of 200 Grand Prix starts across all classes in the 65-year history of GP racing

- Lorenzo celebrates his 27th birthday on race day in Jerez, and is scheduled to become the youngest rider to reach the milestone of 200 Grand Prix starts, taking the record from Andrea Dovizioso who made his 200th GP start at the Aragon GP last year at the age of 27 years 190 days.

- From the 199 GP starts for Lorenzo after the Grand Prix of Argentina, he has won on 52 occasions (26.1% win rate), been on the podium 113 times (56.8%) and finished in the top six on 138 occasions (69.3%).  He has also started from pole in 55 (27.6%) of the GP races that he has started.

- During his GP career, Lorenzo has competed at 26 different circuits and has taken at least one GP win at 19 of these circuits (the circuits where he has competed at Grand Prix level and not won are: Aragon, Austin, Istanbul, Sachsenring, Suzuka, Welkom and Termas de Rio Hondo).

MotoGP, 2014, GRAN PREMIO bwin DE ESPAÑA, Jorge Lorenzo

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