The left turners, part two

On the previous post we looked into which riders have scored more points in anticlockwise tracks (with more left handers) than on clockwise tracks (with more like handers) since 2016, when Michelin became the sole tyre supplier of MotoGP.

Among other things we saw that Marquez has scored “only” 1.0 points more on anticlockwise tracks than on clockwise tracks, despite his reputation of being particularly strong on left turns. In comparison, we found that Andrea Iannone has scored +5.1 additional points on anticlockwise.

To better understand each rider performance, we now show the positions on which each rider finished on each type of track since 2012, when MotoGP moved to 1000cc, until the time of writing (after the Silverstone 2019 GP).

Continue reading “The left turners, part two”