P3 for the Italian on Sunday on the Japanese GP seen him tally a ton of rostrums across all classes

An eighth podium of the season for Ducati Crew’s Andrea Dovizioso on the Motul Astronomical Prix of Japan seen the Italian notch up his 100th Astronomical Prix podium across the 125cc, 250cc and MotoGP™ classes.

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It is going to also not occupy been the victory that Dovizioso used to be after, nonetheless reaching 100 Astronomical Prix podiums is a sublime success. Within the route of 11 seasons in the premier class, Dovi has most fine had one campaign the build he didn’t stand on the rostrum as a minimal once. That used to be in 2013 – his maiden season with Ducati – nonetheless since then he’s long previous on to achieve 37 podiums (up to now) in six years, with his old three seasons seeing the number 04 climb onto the rostrum as a minimal eight cases.

His most a success campaign used to be in 2004 when he claimed his 125cc World Championship. 11 podiums got here his manner that three hundred and sixty five days, 5 of them victories, whereas two years later in the 250cc class he scored 11 podiums again. Produce on the rostrum in Australia, Malaysia and Valencia, and ‘DesmoDovi’ will equal that tally once extra.

23 victories, 39 seconds and 38 thirds. Dovizioso has cemented himself as one of the fine, most constant riders in history, changing into fair appropriate the 10th rider to effect a century of podiums. And he and Ducati aren’t achieved yet. That illusive MotoGP™ Championship crown is top of the wishlist, and in 2020 we ought to composed detect Dovi combating on the front once extra.

Dovizioso celebrates 100th podium in Japan 20/10/2019

The Ducati Crew rider finished third, after working his manner thru the field to originate it a century of podiums in his Astronomical Prix career

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