With no time to rest following their perfect 1-2 at the Brno Grand Prix (the fifth double-podium finish for the Repsol Honda Team out of 10 races this season), Championship leader Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa are focused on this Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Monday’s one-day post-race test allowed the Repsol Honda pair to carry out positive work on their RC213V’s setup before heading to the Red Bull Ring, which rejoined the MotoGP calendar only last year and proved to be quite a challenging round.
At the Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich
2016: Marc Marquez—Qualifying 5th / Race 5th; Dani Pedrosa—Qualifying 12th / Race 7th
The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg is located beautifully in the Murtal-region of Styria, Austria. The circuit was originally built in 1969, then known as the Österreichring. In 1996 it was rebuilt with the track-layout it still had when, in 2011, it was reopened as the Red Bull Ring and… read more.
|Length||4.3 km / 2.68 miles|
|Longest straight||626 m / 2053.81 ft|
Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Steiermark, Austria - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m23.142s (186.9 Km/h) Andrea Iannone (Ducati, 2016)|
|Race Lap||1m24.312s (184.3 Km/h) Johann Zarco (Yamaha, 2017)|
|Race Time||39m 43.323s (182.6) Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati, 2017)|
|2017 Race Winner||Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati)|