Repsol Press Release:
The title fight in MotoGP this season has raised the bar to previously unseen levels. Dani Pedrosa took the runner-up spot in the 2012 World Championship with the most victories of any rider in this season —seven— and took a further eight podiums from the eighteen Grands Prix. This year he broke personal records and was the star of some spectacular races.
The Repsol Honda Team rider has racked up his best statistics for a season: 332 points in total —15 more than his previous best from 2004— and 15 podiums that helped him fight for the title right up to the penultimate race of the season.
Of his seven wins, the most notable were that taken at Brno in a breathtaking duel with Jorge Lorenzo, a first wet weather victory at Sepang and a comeback from pit-lane at the season finale in Valencia. This season he also passed the 100 World Championship podiums milestone and ended the campaign in fine form.
Dani Pedrosa in 2012:
• 18 Grand Prix appearances
• MotoGP World Championship runner-up
• 15 podiums • 7 victories • 4 second places
• 4 third places • 332 points
• 8 consecutive podiums
• 5 pole positions
• 9 fastest laps
• Over 100 World Championship podiums
For more information: Repsol Honda Team