This year the Dutch MotoGP will take place between 23rd June 2017 to 25 June 2017. We bring you Dutch MotoGP 2017 quick facts and stats. The riders are all set to burn the rubber in Assen the practice session will take place on 23rd of June, let’s take look at some facts and stats.
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The history of Dutch GP is as old as the history of MotoGP itself. Assen is the only venue in the calendar of MotoGP which hasn’t miss a single race since inception. Motul TT Assen is holding MotoGP events since 1949. The interesting fact is that it is only the second time when the race will take place on Sunday. The first race that took place on Sunday was in the year 2016 rest all other races took place on Saturday.
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This circuit was built in 1955 and measured 7.7 km in 1954 it measured 16.54 km, the previous events took place on the public road. The Assen Circuit for Dutch TT was modified in 1999, it got new grandstand, control tower, press center and renovated boxes. In 2005/06 the length of the circuit is reduced to 4.555km form 6km.
Yamaha is the most Successful Manufacturer ever since the start of four-stroke MotoGP championship.
Manufacturer Number of Wins
Valentino Rossi is the most successful rider in MotoGP event. He will look forward to challenging last year winner Jack Miller, last MotoGP race winner Andrea Dovizioso and table topper Maverick Vinales.
Rider Number of Wins
Valentino Rossi 7
Casey Stoner 2
However, the most successful rider across format is Angel Nieto with 15 wins in the 125cc and 50cc classes, followed by Giacomo Agostini who had 14 wins riding 500cc and 350cc machines. Rossi has total nine wins across formats 7 in MotoGP, one 250cc class and one in 125cc.
Pos Rider Bike Nation Points
1 Maverick Vinales Yamaha Team Spain 111
2 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati Italy 104
3 Mac Marquez Honda Spain 88
4 Dani Pedrosa Honda Spain 84
5 Valentino Rossi Yamaha Italy 83
*As reported on official site MotoGP.com