MotoGP Netherlands stats:
400 – Last year Marc Marquez recorded the 400th podium placement of a Spanish rider in the top-class.
115 - Last year Valentino Rossi recorded here his 115th win and 225th podium across all classes. That is his last win to date.
24 - in the last 24 editions of the Dutch TT there was only one non-Honda/Yamaha win: Casey Stoner winning for Ducati in 2008.
20 – Honda leads the standings for wins here: 20. Yamaha follows at 16.
16 – The only win for Pedrosa at Assen came 16 years ago, in the 2002 125cc race: he never won there in MotoGP.
11 – Valentino Rossi will be aiming to win for the eleventh time at Assen. (all classes considered)
10 – Valentino Rossi and Giacomo Agostini share the record for top-class podiums at the Dutch TT: 10 each.
9 – The last nine Dutch TTs were won only by Yamaha (6 times) or Honda (3).
9 - the last time Honda missed on a podium finish in Assen was back in 2009, nine years ago, when Rossi and Lorenzo posted a double for Yamaha and Casey Stoner was third for Ducati.
8 – Valentino Rossi is the only rider who won 8 times the Dutch TT in the premier class. Giacomo Agostini follows at 6 and Mick Doohan at 5.
8 – In the last eight years Marc Marquez always finished on the podium at Assen. (all classes considered).
7 – Assen is one of the seven tracks of the current calendar in which Dani Pedrosa raced in MotoGP but never won.
7 – When riding for Yamaha, Rossi won seven times at Assen.
6 – The last front row appearance for Lorenzo at Assen was 6 years ago. (his only top-class pole here came in 2010).
5 – Daniel Pedrosa is the only rider in history with 5 top-class podiums and no wins at Assen.
4 – On four occasions Rossi recorded at Assen the hat-trick of pole, win and fastest race lap, the last one in 2009.
3 – This is the only track where Jorge Lorenzo raced ten times in MotoGP finishing on the podium only in three of them.
3 – Andrea Dovizioso climbed on the podium at Assen 3 times with 3 different bikes: Honda in 2011, Yamaha in 2012 and Ducati in 2014.
2 – This is one of the two tracks of the current calendar where Marquez never started from pole in MotoGP, the other is Motegi.
2 – Valentino Rossi retired only twice in Assen: in 1996 (125cc.) and twenty years later (2016).
1 – Last year, after the Assen round, Andrea Dovizioso led the MotoGP Championship for the first time.
1 – Last year Johann Zarco recorded his maiden top-class pole position.