Macau Grand Prix: Pre-Event Stats/Facts

Macau Grand Prix: Pre-Event Stats/Facts

* Kawasaki’s first event success arose in 1977, thanks to Mick Grant’s sterling efforts.

* Ron Haslam took his first of six Guia Circuit triumphs in 1981.

* 1988 winner Kevin Schwantz, remains the only American victor.

* All but one of Michael Rutter’s Macau wins have been acquired on either Honda or Ducati machinery.

* BMW’s Macau Motorcycle GP wins total stands at four.

* Nine nations have produced biking Champions at Macau.

* In total since 1967, thirty different riders have emerged victorious.

* In race conditions, just one rider has dipped below the 2 minutes 24 seconds barrier, outright lap record holder, Stuart Easton.

* It’s six years since triple TT winner Dean Harrison, last tackled the Guia Circuit.

* One for four-wheel racing fans, the driver with the most Macau Guia Race wins is former World Touring Car Champion Rob Huff.

* Three times winner Sadao Asami, sole TT Races tenure was in 1978.

Photo credit: ID/Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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