The MotoGP race at Jerez will be the 300th MotoGP race to take place since the class was introduced back in 2002. Below are some facts and statistics from the 299 MotoGP races that have taken place so far:
- A total of 23 different riders have stood on the top step of the podium in the MotoGP class. The rider with most MotoGP wins is Valentino Rossi with 76, followed by Jorge Lorenzo (47), Marc Marquez (45), Casey Stoner (38) and Dani Pedrosa (31).
- A total of 45 different riders have finished on the podium in the MotoGP class. Valentino Rossi is the rider with most MotoGP podium finishes, with 175, followed by Jorge Lorenzo (114), Dani Pedrosa (112), Marc Marquez (79), and Casey Stoner (69).
- A total of eight different riders have won one race in the MotoGP class since 2002, as follows: Alex Rins, Andrea Iannone, Ben Spies, Chris Vermeulen, Jack Miller, Tohru Ukawa, Toni Elias and Troy Bayliss.
- The MotoGP winners have come from seven different nations: Spain (138), Italy (107), Australia (41), USA (4), Great Britain (3), Brazil (3) and Japan (3).
- 30 different riders have qualified on pole position in the MotoGP class (including the Malaysian GP 2011 and the British GP 2018). The five riders with the most MotoGP poles are Marc Marquez (54), Valentino Rossi (51), Jorge Lorenzo (43), Casey Stoner (39) and Dani Pedrosa (31).
- Honda is the most successful manufacturer in the MotoGP class with 142 wins. Other manufacturers who have taken MotoGP wins are Yamaha (107), Ducati (47) and Suzuki (3).