STAT ATTACK: 1000 GPs special!

This weekend at the SHARK Grand Prix de France the 1000th Grand Prix in history will take place. 1949 – The Grand Prix World Championship was introduced in 1949 with four classes for solo motorcycles: 500cc, 350cc, 250cc and 125cc. 432 – Valentino Rossi is the rider with most GP starts: 432, meaning he’s raced in more than 43% of all the Grands Prix that have taken place. 125 – 125 different riders have clinched a Grand Prix World Championship, taking a total of 284 titles. 73 – Assen is the venue that has hosted the most Grands Prix. 30 – Since 1949, 30 different manufacturers have clinched Grand Prix World titles. 29 – 29 countries have hosted at least one Grand Prix since 1949. Italy leads with 876 wins ahead of Spain (700) and the UK (413). Italy leads with 80 world titles ahead of Spain (57) and the UK (45).

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