MADRID (Dispatches) - Marc Marquez's win in Spain last time out means he sits atop of a tightly grouped first four in the MotoGP riders' standings ahead of the French Grand Prix.
Just nine points separate the world champion, Alex Rins, Andrea Dovizioso and Valentino Rossi after the first four races of the 2019 season, but it is Jorge Lorenzo who has the most formidable record in France.
He and other Spanish riders have dominated at the Le Mans circuit in recent years, with Marquez coming out on top in 2018.
Rossi, meanwhile, is looking to set a new record in qualifying. Here, we take a look at all that and more thanks to Opta data.
********Spanish riders have an incredible run of dominance at the French Grand Prix. Ahead of this week's race, we look at the Opta numbers.