Ducati in Valencia
- 4 is the number of wins Jorge Lorenzo has in Valencia, all of them in MotoGP: in 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2016. Together with Pedrosa, he is the rider with the most wins at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in MotoGP.
- 2 is the number of victories Ducati has scored in Valencia: in 2006 with Troy Bayliss and 2008 with Casey Stoner.
- The circuit record is held by Jorge Lorenzo with a time of 1'31.171, and the fastest race lap at the track is also held by Jorge with a record of 1'29.401.
- Although Lorenzo has 6 races without scoring (4 of them due to injury) and is 10th in the general classification, he could climb to 5th if he gains 19 points.
- 6 is the number of wins Ducati has had this season: 3 with Dovizioso and 3 with Lorenzo. For the first time in Ducati’s history two riders have had more than one victory each.
- 335.90 Km/h is the maximum speed recorded in Valencia by a MotoGP machine, a record reached by Dovizioso on the Ducati in 2015.
- 2 of Lorenzo’s 5 world titles have been achieved in Valencia. In 2006 for his first 250cc title, and in 2015, the last of his MotoGP titles.
- In the 2015 GP, Lorenzo scored pole position and the fastest race lap, led every race lap, won the race and the title of World Champion.
- This will be the 20th Valencia GP. It has been on the calendar non-stop since the first race in 1999, and this is the 17th time it has been the championship finale.
- The strongest braking of the lap is turn 1, where speeds go from 330 km/h to 128 km/h over a distance of 261 m and a time of 4.3 seconds. However, it is turn 12 where more force is exerted on the brake lever with a load of 6.4 kg.
- At 4005 meters the Ricardo Tormo track is the second shortest circuit in the calendar behind Sachsenring, and the slowest with an average speed of around 161 km/h.
- Turn 4 is the most challenging on the track, because it is a right-hand turn that is reached after 45 seconds without using the right side of the tyre. However, turn 8 is where the most falls were recorded last year with a total of 11.
- The Ricardo Tormo Circuit is named after the first Valencian rider to win the title of World Champion.
- This is the 4th time that the Valencia race has been held with the three titles already decided. Previously this happened in 2004, 2006 and in 2016.
- The circuit is situated in the municipality of Cheste, located 20 km from Valencia, which is the third most populated city in Spain.