F1 USA, Sepang Stats
80-70 – Last year Marc Marquez recorded here his 80th pole and his 70th win across all classes.
17 – Last year Alex Rins took a Suzuki on the podium in Sepang for the first time after 17 years. Kenny Roberts Jr. had won the race for Suzuki here in 2000.
17 – Starting from 2001, only riders from Italy (10 wins), Spain (5 wins) and Australian Casey Stoner (2 wins) took the Sepang win.
17 – Despite 7 podiums here, Jorge Lorenzo never won at Sepang. In his career he won on 17 different tracks.
12 – Valentino Rossi climbed on the podium 12 times out of 19 in Sepang.
7 – Jorge Lorenzo has always finished on the podium in his last seven races run here. (2010-2017: last year he abandoned the weekend after the first day of practice).
7 – Only once the win came from a rider starting outside the first two rows in Sepang: that was last year when Marquez won from 7th on the grid. (He was the fastest rider in qualifying, but was later penalized and had to start from 7th).
7 – The most successful manufacturer here is Honda, with 7 wins; Yamaha and Ducati follow at 5.
6 – Jorge Lorenzo missed out on a top-4 grid spot in top-class in Sepang only in 2017, when he was 6th on the grid.
6 - Valentino Rossi is the undisputed king of Sepang, having won six times at this track. All his current rivals combined won four times (2 Dovizioso, 2 Marquez).
5/6 – Honda recorded pole here five times in the last six years, missing out only in 2016 (Dovizioso, Ducati).
3 – This is one of the three tracks where Andrea Dovizioso won twice in the premier class with Losail and the Red Bull Ring.
1 – Last year Alex Rins recorded here his maiden fastest race lap in MotoGP.
0 – Andrea Iannone has never finished a MotoGP race in the points at Sepang out of six races entered here. This is the only track of the current calendar in which he hasn’t scored points.