The Repsol Honda Team converted their success on track to success in the virtual world as Alex Marquez claimed a stunning first win of 2020 with Marc Marquez finishing a respectable fifth.
Six laps around the Mugello circuit produced thrilling action for the first #StayAtHomeGP, riders attacking from the moment the lights went out. With a more condensed event format than a typical GP, riders had little time to refine their setting.
Keeping calm, Alex Marquez stuck to his pre-race plan and put in a sterling performance to make history and clinch the win aboard the Repsol Honda Team RC213V in his eSports debut. A massive seven second lead stamped his authority on the field.
Marc Marquez put in a strong and consistent ride to secure fifth place in his debut eSports race, demonstrating impressive riding skills in both the real and virtual worlds. A strong start saw Marc in podium contention as he looked to match the pace of his teammate in the early laps.
The result sees the Repsol Honda Team become the first official MotoGP team to win races in both the real and virtual worlds.
|1||Marquez Alex||73||SPA||25||Repsol Honda Team||Honda|
|2||Bagnaia Francesco||63||ITA||20||Pramac Racing||Ducati|
|3||Vinales Maverick||12||SPA||16||Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP||Yamaha|
|4||Quartararo Fabio||20||FRA||13||Petronas Yamaha SRT||Yamaha|
|5||Marquez Marc||93||SPA||11||Repsol Honda Team||Honda|
|6||Rins Alex||42||SPA||10||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Suzuki|
|7||Mir Joan||36||SPA||9||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Suzuki|
|8||Oliveira Miguel||88||POR||8||Red Bull KTM Tech 3||KTM|
|9||Lecouna Iker||27||SPA||7||Red Bull KTM Tech 3||KTM|
|10||Espargaro Aleix||41||SPA||6||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Aprilia|
Located 30km north-east of Florence in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, Mugello is a modern circuit with excellent facilities. Bought by Ferrari back in 1988, the 5.245km track has been renovated to a high standard and has a growing reputation as one of the world’s most up-to-date, scenic and safest… read more.
|Length||5.245 kilometres / 3.259 miles|
|Longest straight||1.141 kilometres / 0.709 miles|
Mugello Circuit, Scarperia, Florence, Italy - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m 45.519s (348.4 km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2019)|
|Race Lap||1m 47.639s (175.4 km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2013)|
|Race Time||41m32.126s (174.200km/h) Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati, 2017)|
|2019 Race Winner||Danilo Petrucci (Ducati)|