2012 MotoGP title contenders Jorge Lorenzo
and Dani Pedrosa
are both moving upwards in the all-time records.
Lorenzo's second place finish at the Czech Grand Prix was the 55th time he has stood on the podium in his 79 MotoGP starts.
That gives Lorenzo a podium-to-start ratio of 69.6%, moving him above five times champion Mick Doohan (69.3%).
In the modern-era of grand prix (since 1975) racing only Wayne Rainey
has been a more consistent podium finisher than Lorenzo, with 77.1%.
Valentino Rossi has dropped to fifth with 66.7%, while Pedrosa is seventh (60.9%).
Pedrosa's Brno victory was his 41st in all classes and means he is now on the brink of joining Toni Mang and Max Biaggi for joint tenth in the all-time list of grand prix winners.
The list is headed by Giacomo Agostini
(122 wins) with Rossi second on 105. Of the other current riders, Casey Stoner
is eighth (44) and Lorenzo ninth (43).
All of Pedrosa's 41 wins have been taken on Honda machinery - the same number of Honda wins as the legendary Mike Hailwood. Jim Redman won 45 races for Honda, while Doohan tops the Honda list with 54.
Rossi took 33 wins for Honda between 2000 and the end of 2003.
Lorenzo holds a 13-point lead over Pedrosa heading into this weekend's San Marino Grand Prix at Misano, the first of six remaining rounds.