Earlier this week the HRC MotoGP Twitter feed released a little statistic comparison between the successes of Casey Stoner and Valentino Rossi from the period of 2006-2011 (see here), this was posted with the words 'The stats say it all
150 – The win by Marc Márquez at the Catalan GP was the 150th Grand Prix victory by Spanish riders in the 125cc class. Only Italy, with 220 GP wins, has had more success as a nation in the 125cc class.39 years ago – On race day in Germany it will be exactly 39 years ago since ...
329 – The total accumulated number of Grand Prix victories for the seventeen riders lining up on the grid for the MotoGP race at the Czech Grand Prix. This takes the record for greatest number of accumulated GP victories for riders on the grid for a GP race, from the San Marino G...
The MotoGP circus moves into it's tenth appearance at the Estoril circuit, with the Portugease circuit playing host to a Grand Prix event in each of the previous nine years since the introduction of the four-stroke MotoGP formula at in 2002.Below is a reminder of the highlights o...
1989 – The total number of points accumulated by Jorge Lorenzo in his Grand Prix career. A top five finish for Lorenzo at the Italian GP and he will become just the 10th rider in the 63 year history of world championship motorcycle racing to reach the milestone of 2000 Grand Prix...
140 points – Jorge Lorenzo’s current points’ total of 140 after the first six races of the year, is exactly the same as he had at this stage of the season in 2010 – the year he won the MotoGP world title.100 – Esteve ‘Tito’ Rabat is scheduled to make his 100th Grand Prix start at...
150 – At the US GP, Hector Barbera will be making his 150th Grand Prix start, which includes 47 in the 125cc class and 75 in the 250cc class.51 years – On race day at Laguna Seca it will be exactly 51 years since Kenjiro Tanaka finished third in the 250cc race at the 1960 German ...
50 years ago - The first East German Grand Prix was held at the Sachsenring circuit in 1961. The original circuit used for this event was a closed road circuit 8.73km in length.50 - Casey Stoner’s third place finish at Mugello was the 50th time he has stood on the podium in MotoG...
UK SALES OF supersport machines took a hard hit in May 2010, falling 27 per cent over the same period in 2009.Just 1,616 supersport machines were sold last month, compared to 2,212 in May 2009. Yamaha's YZF-R125 was the top-seller in the category, shifting 236 units. In the litre...
115 – Jorge Lorenzo has taken 115 points from the first five races of the year, which is the same number of points he had from the first five races of his championship winning season in 2010.63 years – Race day at Silverstone marks exactly 63 years since the very first 500cc worl...
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