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MotoGP, Johann Zarco became the fifth French rider to win in the premier class

The others are Quartararo (11 wins), Régis Laconi (1), Christian Sarron (1) and Pierre Monneret (1)

MotoGP:  Johann Zarco became the fifth French rider to win in the premier class

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120 – Johann Zarco took his maiden MotoGP win and became the 120th different premier class winner in what
was his 120th premier class race.

99 – Zarco took his maiden MotoGP win at the Australian GP, which also is the 99th GP win for France.

42 – With Zarco winning the race ahead of Francesco Bagnaia and Fabio Di Giannantonio, Ducati is on a streak
of 42 MotoGP™️ Grand Prix races in a row with at least one rider on the podium.

33 – This is Ducati’s 33rd podium so far this season, which is a new record for the Bologna factory in a single
MotoGP season.

13 – The win for Zarco is the 13th for Ducati so far this season, which is also the Bologna factory’s record for a
single MotoGP season. Zarco is also the 13th winner in the premier class with Ducati.

11 – Zarco became the 11th different maiden winner in the premier class since the opening race of 2020 along
with Fabio Quartararo, Brad Binder, Miguel Oliveira, Franco Morbidelli, Joan Mir, Jorge Martin, Francesco
Bagnaia, Enea Bastianini, Aleix Espargaro and Marco Bezzecchi.

11 – Bagnaia finished P2 for his 11th podium so far this season, which is his new personal record in a single
MotoGP season - including last year when he took the crown.

6 – This is the sixth podium comprising Ducati riders so far this season along with Argentina, France, Italy,
Germany, and San Marino.

5 – Zarco became the fifth French rider to win in the premier class along with Quartararo (11 wins), Régis Laconi
(1), Christian Sarron (1) and Pierre Monneret (1). This is Zarco’s 20th podium in the class, but he gave the
“honour” of being the rider with most premier class podiums without a win back to Colin Edwards, who has 12.

5 – Zarco has now scored five podiums so far this year and 2023 is now his best season in terms of podiums
since he stepped up to MotoGP in 2017.

1 – Di Giannantonio finished third for his first podium since he debuted in MotoGP last year.

0.477 – With 0.477s between winner Zarco and Di Giannantonio in P3, this is the second-closest podium finish
of 2023 after last time out in Mandalika (0.433).

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