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9 days ago
By motogp.com

The numbers game: Dani Pedrosa

Take a look at some of the impressive figures behind the ‘Little Samurai’s’ fantastic career

After Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) announced he will retire at the end of the 2018 MotoGP™ season ahead of the Pramac Motorrad Deutschland Grand Prix, we take a look at some of the numbers that make Pedrosa one of the most successful Grand Prix riders of all time.

4086: The number of points Pedrosa has accumulated across all classes in his MotoGP™ career, second only to Valentino Rossi (5974).

285: The Spaniard’s number of Grand Prix starts, with Rossi (373) and Loris Capirossi (328) the only riders to have gained more.

153: The total number of podiums the ‘Little Samurai’ has achieved across all three classes, the third highest of all time.

112: The total number of premier class podiums Pedrosa has achieved, joint with compatriot Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) – only Rossi (195) has more.

54: The number of wins Pedrosa has claimed in his career, level with five-time World Champion Mick Doohan.  

49: The number of pole positions he’s earned across all classes – the sixth highest of all time.

15: The number of years between the Honda rider’s first and last win in Grand Prix racing, the fourth longest time period behind Rossi (20 years), Capirossi (17 years) and Angel Nieto (16 years).

3: The number of World Championships Pedrosa has won.

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