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StatAttack: Who has had the most GP wins at Phillip Island?

StatAttack: Who has had the most GP wins at Phillip Island?

Take a look ahead to the Pramac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix with a smorgasbord of all the stats you need.

This will be the 27th Australian Grand Prix, which has been held every year since the first visit in 1989. Below are some facts and statistics from the previous Grand Prix events held in Australia:

  • The first two Australian Grands Prix were held at Phillip Island, before visiting the Eastern Creek circuit for six successive years, then returning to Phillip Island in 1997 where it has since remained. This is the 21st time that the grand prix has taken place at Phillip Island.

  • Honda are the most successful manufacturer at Phillip Island in the MotoGP™ era with five victories, the last of which was with Casey Stoner in 2012.

  • Ducati have had four MotoGP™ wins at Phillip Island all with Casey Stoner in the years 2007 to 2010.

  • Yamaha have had four MotoGP™ wins at Phillip Island, including the last two years.

  • The only podium for Suzuki at Phillip Island came in 2006 when Chris Vermeulen finished second.

  • Valentino Rossi is the rider who has had most grand prix wins at Phillip Island, with eight (2 x 250cc, 1 x 500cc, 5 x MotoGP™), followed by Casey Stoner with six wins, all of which have been in the MotoGP™ class.

  • Casey Stoner won the MotoGP™ race at Phillip Island for six successive years from 2007 until 2012, the last five of which were from pole position.

  • The only two current riders who have won in the MotoGP™ class at Phillip Island are Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.

  • Five current riders have started from pole in the MotoGP™ class at Phillip Island; Valentino Rossi in 2003, Nicky Hayden in both 2005 and 2006, Dani Pedrosa in 2007, Jorge Lorenzo in 2013 and Marc Marquez last year.

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