Fiat Yamaha finishes either first or second at the opening 10 premier-class GP races of the year
JORGE Lorenzo has joined GP legends Giacomo Agostini and Mick Doohan by becoming the third rider in the 62-year history of Grand Prix racing to finish either first or second at the opening 10 premier-class GP races of the year.With 33 Grand Prix victories across all three classes since he started racing, Lorenzo now has the greatest number of premier-class wins ever achieved by a Spanish rider in a single season, taking the record from former Repsol Honda man Alex Criville. Criville won six GPs on his way to taking the 1999 500cc title.
With 33 Grand Prix victories across all three classes, Lorenzo now has the greatest number of premier-class wins ever achieved by a Spanish rider in a single season.
Posted: 25/08/2010 at 14:42
Stats always look great but the truth is he has no good competition this year.
- The Yamaha bike is better than any other- All the electronics mean tech 3 bikes can't be as good- Rossi has been out for most of it and is still recovering now- Ducati sucks this year- Honda don't have riders who are capable of winning championships.
So while he's had a good year, it will never go down as a great year for racing because there is no competition.
Posted: 25/08/2010 at 21:44
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