Stat attack: Bagnaia’s title-winning 2022 in numbers

It’s time to enjoy some fantastic statistics that have surfaced after Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) won the 2022 MotoGP™ World Championship. – Bagnaia becomes the first Italian to clinch a premier class title since Valentino Rossi in 2009. – Bagnaia’s title is the 21st in the premier class for Italy and the 80th overall in Grand Prix racing. – Bagnaia became the second Ducati rider to take the premier class world title along with Casey Stoner in 2007. – Bagnaia becomes the first Italian rider on an Italian bike to take a premier class world title since MotoGP™ Legend Giacomo Agostini in 1972 with MV Agusta. – With 10 premier class wins, all with Ducati, Bagnaia sits in third on the list of Ducati riders with most wins in the class behind Casey Stoner (23 wins) and Andrea Dovizioso (14). – With 19 premier class podiums so far, Bagnaia is the fifth Ducati rider with most podiums in the class, behind Jack Miller (21 podiums). – Bagnaia became the first rider to clinch the premier class title with five DNFs throughout the season. – Bagnaia is only the second rider to clinch the premier class world title having previously clinched the Moto2™ title along with Marc Marquez.

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