From the moment he entered the track in the morning, it was clear Alex Marquez and his Repsol Honda Team had made a step forward as the rookie lapped in the 1’32s throughout the day.
After just a days rest it was back out on track for Alex Marquez and the Repsol Honda Team for a day of running at the Misano circuit. Starting almost as soon as the circuit opened, the MotoGP World Championship rookie only stopped for lunch and completed a total of 93 laps aboard the Honda RC213V.
Working both on his riding style and assessing several parts and modifications for HRC, Alex set a best time of 1’32.480 – an improvement of 0.7s from his best lap of the race weekend. Alex leaves the test as the 11th fastest rider overall, 0.948s from the top time. The productive day has Alex feeling confident of a stronger race weekend at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. It looks set to once again be a hot weekend on the Italian coast.
Action begins at round eight of the 2020 MotoGP World Championship on Friday, September 18, with Free Practice 1 at 09:55 Local Time.
Misano MotoGP Test
|1||Vinales Maverick||12||SPA||Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP||Yamaha||1'31.532|
|2||Nakagami Takaaki||30||JPN||LCR Honda||Honda||0.271|
|3||Zarco Johann||5||FRA||Esponsorama Racing||Ducati||0.367|
|4||Espargaro Pol||44||SPA||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||0.522|
|5||Rins Alex||42||SPA||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Suzuki||0.582|
|6||Mir Joan||36||SPA||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Suzuki||0.630|
|7||Bagnaia Francesco||63||ITA||Pramac Racing||Ducati||0.675|
|8||Dovizioso Andrea||4||ITA||Ducati Team||Ducati||0.758|
|9||Quartararo Fabio||20||FRA||Petronas Yamaha SRT||Yamaha||0.804|
|10||Binder Brad||33||RSA||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||0.921|
|11||Marquez Alex||73||SPA||Repsol Honda Team||Honda||0.948|
|12||Miller Jack||43||AUS||Pramac Racing||Ducati||0.978|
|13||Oliveira Miguel||88||POR||Red Bull KTM Tech 3||KTM||0.997|
|14||Espargaro Aleix||41||SPA||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Aprilia||1.003|
|15||Smith Bradley||38||GBR||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Aprilia||1.058|
|16||Petrucci Danilo||9||ITA||Ducati Team||Ducati||1.147|
|17||Rossi Valentino||46||ITA||Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP||Yamaha||1.414|
|18||Rabat Tito||53||SPA||Esponsorama Racing||Ducati||1.774|
Close to the city of Rimini, the Misano Adriático circuit was constructed in 1972 and has since undergone an array of modifications. A regular scene for Italian Grands Prix throughout the 80s and early 90s, Misano returned to the MotoGP calendar in 2007.With updated facilities, track and grandstands, the Misano… read more.
|Length||4.226 kilometres / 2.626 miles|
|Longest straight||0.565 kilometres / 0.351 miles|
Misano World Circuit "Marco Simoncelli", Via Daijiro Kato, Misano Adriatico, Rimini, Italy - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m31.077s (167.0 km/h) Maverick Viñales (Yamaha, 2020)|
|Race Lap||1m32.319s (164.7km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2020)|
|Race Time||41m55.846s (163.2 km/h) Maverick Viñales (Yamaha, 2020)|
|2020 Race Winners||Race 1: Franco Morbidelli (Yamaha) || Race 2: Maverick Viñales (Yamaha)|