Bagnaia's title-winning 2022 in numbers


 It's time to enjoy some fantastic statistics that have surfaced after Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team) won the 2022 MotoGP™ World Championship. Have a read below: 

- Aged 25 years and 282 days old, Bagnaia is the oldest rider to clinch his maiden MotoGP™ world title since the introduction of the class in 2002 ahead of Nicky Hayden in 2006 (25 years and 91 days old).

- Bagnaia becomes the first Italian to clinch a premier class title since Valentino Rossi in 2009. Overall, he is the seventh Italian rider to do so along with Giacomo Agostini (8 times), Valentino Rossi (7), Umberto Masetti (2), Libero Liberati (1), Marco Lucchinelli (1) and Franco Uncini (1).

- Bagnaia’s title is the 21st in the premier class for Italy and the 80th overall in Grand Prix racing.

- Bagnaia became the second Ducati rider to take the premier class world title along with Casey Stoner in 2007.

- Bagnaia becomes the first Italian rider on an Italian bike to take a premier class world title since MotoGP™ Legend Giacomo Agostini in 1972 with

MV Agusta.

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