According to a report by NM, this season at the Motorcycling World Championships, in Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP competitions, there have been a total of 1,106 crashes. In the last 12 years, only the 2017 season had more (1,126).
The numbers only for the top category of motorcycling, MotoGP recorded a total of 335 crashes during the 20 Grand Prix held throughout the season, and the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve was where the most drivers crashed in 2022, with a total of 105 falls.
The rainy weekend that took place from the 22nd to the 24th of April at the Portimão track contributed a lot to this number. The wet ground, combined with the technical difficulty of the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, resulted in difficult days for all the drivers.