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Moto2: Redding makes history with youngest podium

Scott Redding's third place in last Sunday's Indianapolis Moto2 Grand Prix made him the youngest rider ever to stand on the podium in a 250cc/Moto2 race.

The Englishman, who was 17 years 237 days old on Sunday, takes the record from present MotoGP rider Marco Melandri, who claimed his first 250cc podium at 18 years 27 days...

250cc/Moto2 podiums - Youngest riders
1. Scott Redding 17 years 237 days Moto2/Indianapolis/2010
2. Marco Melandri 18 years 27 days 250cc/Portugal/2000/Estoril
3. Jorge Lorenzo 18 years 32 days 250cc/Italy/2005/Mugello
4. Mike Hailwood 18 years 63 days 250cc/GB/1958/IOM TT
5. Yuki Takahashi 18 years 86 days 250cc/Pacific/2002/Motegi
6. Dani Pedrosa 18 years 202 days 250cc/South Africa/2004/Welkom
7. Alan Carter 18 years 227 days 250cc/France/1983/Le Mans
8. Andrea Dovizioso 19 years 25 days 250cc/Portugal/2005/Estoril
9. Johnny Cecotto 19 years 64 days 250cc/France/1975/Paul Ricard
10. Valentino Rossi 19 years 76 days 250cc/Spain/1998/Jerez



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markymark1

September 02, 2010 2:12 PM

Its always a bit iffy when you start trying to compare riders from different eras and different classes, but when you take into account that he is also the youngest GP winner ever and was best rookie in 08, it does look an impressive CV already. Some big, big names on that list. It will be interesting to see how the rest of the year works out for him now he has the new chassis. Good to see him putting in the results away from home too. I think Scott is the real deal.

good on scott - Unregistered

September 02, 2010 2:50 PM

some really big names on there but scott has done it on merit,not forgetting his underpowered 125cc bike he was riding when he won the british gp,rain is a leveller and he showed he had what it takes and i for one look forwrd to seeing scott HOPEFULLY get a factory moto gp bike in the big class in a few years. markymark well said,i agree with you.



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