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By motogp.com

#2arco: Stats on Zarco's stunning second title

History made at Sepang: some information on Zarco's historic Championship win

- Zarco is the first French rider in the 68 years of motorcycle grand prix racing to win more than a single world title.
 
- The first rider to win back-to-back Moto2™ class world titles.
 
- The last rider before Zarco to win back-to-back titles in the intermediate-class was Jorge Lorenzo, who took the 250 World Championship in 2006 and 2007.
 
- Zarco has finished the last 37 successive races; the only two occasions he has failed to score points in this sequence of 37 races are earlier this year - at the French GP when he crashed and restarted to finish 24th, and at the British Grand Prix - when he was given a 30 second penalty relegating him to 22nd place.

The 2016 Moto2™ Champion's stats:

Race starts: 137 (87 in Moto2, 50 in 125cc)
GP Wins: 15 (14 in Moto2, 1 in 125cc)
Podiums: 40 (29 in Moto2, 11 in 125cc)
Pole positions: 18 (14 in Moto2, 4 in 125cc)
Career points: 1356 (985 in Moto2, 371 in 125cc)
Moto2™ front rows: 35 (ex aequo with T. Rabat)
Moto2™ pole positions: 14 (ex aequo with P. Espargaro and M. Marquez)
Moto2™ career points: 985 (3rd highest after T. Rabat (989) and T. Luthi (1240)

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