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27.04.2018

Americas GP: Nationalities

How many nationalities are represented on the World Championship grids?

11 – Moto3
14 – Moto2

9 – MotoGP 

Total – 16 across all classes

 

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How many riders per nationality across all classes?

23 – Italian riders 

22 – Spanish riders across all classes

3 – French Riders

2 – Belgian Riders

6 – Japanese riders

2 – Australian riders

1 – American rider

3 – South African riders

1 – Kazakhstani rider

2 – Czech riders

6 – British riders

1 – Portuguese rider

2 – Swiss riders

1 – Brazilian rider

1 – Dutch rider 

2 – German riders

1 – Thai rider

1 – Argentinian rider

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Number of riders on current grids that have “home races”:

22 Riders in MotoGP™

27 riders in Moto2™

24 riders in Moto3 ™

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Nationalities with most race wins:

Italy: 787 from 77 riders

Spain: 582 from 42 riders

United Kingdom: 402 from 52 riders

Australia: 180 from 19 riders

Germany: 175 from 26 riders

Japan: 174 from 33 riders

United States: 173 from 12 riders

France: 86 from 24 riders

Switzerland: 77 from 10 riders

Rhodesia: 70 from 3 riders

Spanish riders have won the last 6 world championships and 7 since 2010. 

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Number of nationalities that have won a premier class title: 6

Italy (20)

UK (17)

USA (15)

Australia (8 titles)

Spain (8 titles)

Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1 title)

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Top 3 nations that have won the most premier class titles:

Italy: 20 titles from 6 riders (Ago, Rossi, Masetti, Liberati, Lucchinelli, Uncini)

Great Britain: 17 titles from 6 riders (Duke, Surtees, Hailwood, Read, Sheene, Leslie Graham)

USA: 15 titles from 7 riders (Lawson, Roberts Sr, Rainey, Spencer, Schwantz, Roberts Jr, Hayden)

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Nationalities of manufacturers that have won premier class titles:

Japan: 42

Italy: 25

British: 2

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Nationality that manufacturs the most bikes:

Japanese: Honda (19), Yamaha (17), Suzuki (6) 

Italian: MV Agusta (18), Gilera (6), Ducati (1)

Great Britain: Norton (1), AJS (1)

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Nationality with most championship wins by decade in Grand Prix racing:

1950s – UK (7 wins)

60s – UK (5 wins)

70s – UK and Italy (4 wins)

80s – USA (6 wins)

90s – Australia (5 wins)

2000s – Italy (7 wins)

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