Find out some stunning stats ahead of Sunday at San Juan
- Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) has now won on 18 different tracks, the same of Troy Bayliss, only one shy of the all-time record held by Carl Fogarty and Noriyuki Haga.
- This was the 888th podium placement for Ducati, a significant number for the Italian manufacturer, as the Ducati 888 is the most successful model in the team’s history, with 69 WorldSBK wins, spanning from Jerez 1990/1 (Raymond Roche) to Estoril 1993/2 (Carl Fogarty).
- In Race 1 Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) ended his points finishing streak at 20 races, his second best. He had 28 straight points finishes from Donington/1, 2015 to Sepang/2, 2016, always finishing in the top 10.
- Rea took his 15th win of the season: on Sunday he is in the position to equal his personal best (16 last year) and he is aiming for the all-time season landmark of 17, set by Doug Polen in 1991.
- On Sunday, Eugene Laverty (Milwaukee Aprilia) will start his 150th WorldSBK race, his 100th for Aprilia.
- Gabriele Ruiu (Pedercini Racing Team) became the youngest ever rider in the points at 18 years, 4 months and 27 days, beating the long-standing record of Yuichi Takeda, winner of the 1996 Sugo/1 Race at 18 years, 8 months and 27 days.
- Rea is the third man in history to take a string of 9 wins after Colin Edwards (2002) and Neil Hodgson (2003) and on Sunday he could become the first one with a string of 10.
- The first race at San Juan for Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) has not been ideal. For the man who holds the all-time record of pole positions in qualifying (47), this has become the only track in the current calendar where he has not taken a pole position or a second place on the grid.
- Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) recorded his 4th career pole on Saturday, his first one outside Spain, as his previous three were taken in Aragon (2) and Jerez (1).
- San Juan Villicum was the 40th different track where Ducati claimed a pole position in qualifying.
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