Valentino Rossi
(Auto racing)
Casey Stoner
(Auto racing)
Jorge Lorenzo
(Auto racing)
Marc Marquez
(Movies & TV)
Colin Edwards
(Auto racing)

See also

Dani Pedrosa

Knowledge Identifier: +Dani_Pedrosa


Dani Pedrosa

Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer add

Category: Auto racing

Born in 1985.

Countries: (33%), Spain (20%), Japan (20%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Honda, Valentino Rossi, Grand Prix motorcycle racing

Linked to: Honda, Repsol Honda, Haymarket Media Group, Autosport




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Dani Pedrosa was born in 1985 add something


In 2001, Pedrosa made his World Championship debut in the 125cc class after being selected from the Movistar Activa Cup, a series designed to promote fresh racing talent in Spain, back in 1999 add something


In 2003, he won five races and won the championship with two rounds remaining, scoring 223 points add something


Alex de Angelis - His best season in the 125 class came in 2003 when he claimed six podium finishes and finished second to Dani Pedrosa, despite not recording any wins


Mika Kallio - The highlight of 2003 was his first-ever class podium, a second place at Sepang behind Dani Pedrosa


After winning the 125cc Championship, Pedrosa moved up to the 250cc class in 2004 without a proper test on the new bike because his ankles were healing during the off-season add something


Marco Melandri - He became the youngest 250cc world champion at the age of 20 years and 74 days until Dani Pedrosa broke his record in 2004


In 2005, Pedrosa won 8 races and scored 14 podium finishes, despite a shoulder injury he sustained in practice session for Japanese Grand Prix add something


At the final three-day test of 2006 at Jerez Spain, Pedrosa put his 800 cc RC212V at the top of the timesheets edging out Valentino Rossi by 0,214 seconds add something


Pedrosa made the move to 990cc MotoGP bikes in 2006, riding for Repsol Honda add something


Proving them wrong, he finished second in the opening round at Jerez on 26 March 2006 add something


At his fourth ever MotoGP appearance, on 14 May 2006, during the Chinese Grand Prix race weekend held in Shanghai, he won his first MotoGP race add something


Pedrosa continued to race with & Honda in 2007 on their Honda RC212V, the new 800 cc bike add something


Grand Prix motorcycle racing - & Bridgestone had dominated in 2007 and & Michelin riders Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, Dani Pedrosa, and Colin Edwards all acknowledged shortcomings in Michelin's race tyres relative to Bridgestone


As in 2008, Pedrosa crashed in the 2009 pre-season and injured himself, keeping him from testing the machine before the start of the season add something


He signed a 2-year contract with Repsol Honda for 2008 and 2009 add something


In 2008 Pedrosa's problems with the RC212V continued when he was injured in the pre-season and missed developmental testing, but started the season well by scoring a podium at the first round add something


Pedrosa won four races in 2010 and finished second in the championship standings behind Jorge Lorenzo add something


He finished the 2012 season as runner-up to Lorenzo with 332 points, the highest amount of points ever gained without taking the title at the time add something


Marc Marquez - Márquez tested the Honda RC213V for the first time in Valencia after the end of 2012 championships lapping just over a second slower than his teammate and compatriot Dani Pedrosa who topped the time sheets


Katsuyuki Nakasuga - Taking advantage of a wet circuit and numerous retirements ahead of him, Nakasuga was able to finish a distant second behind race winner Dani Pedrosa, becoming the only Japanese rider to score a podium finish in any class during 2012


Marc Marquez - On 12 July 2012, it was announced that Márquez had signed a two-year contract with the Repsol Honda team in MotoGP, replacing the retiring Casey Stoner alongside Dani Pedrosa, from onwards


Valentino Rossi - On 29 June 2013 Rossi won the Assen GP, his first MotoGP win since Malaysia in 2010, after passing Dani Pedrosa on the sixth lap of the race


Casey Stoner - After Repsol & Honda Team completed the 2015 Qatar Grand Prix, Dani Pedrosa, Honda's 2015 MotoGP rider had to have surgery to treat the compartmental syndrome in his right forearm


Pedrosa is contracted to continue racing for Repsol Honda for 2017 and 2018 add something


Jorge Lorenzo - On 6 June 2018, it was announced that Lorenzo will join Honda on a two year deal, replacing retiring compatriot Dani Pedrosa


In late October, it was confirmed he signed for the KTM MotoGP team as a development test rider for 2019 and 2020, ending his long association with Honda add something