Jorge Lorenzo announced yesterday that he has earned the right to wear the number 1 plate and will do so for 2011. He went on to state the Fiat Yamaha team was able to incorporate his initials JL (see pic below) into the number one plate. This marks the first time since 1983 that the defending MotoGP Champion will wear the number 1. He promised to also have the number 99 on his machine.
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