Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa are eagerly awaiting the race at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, located on Italy’s Adriatic coast.
Marc and Dani have strong records at the track and will look to add to those statistics on Sunday, both riders anticipating sunny, warm weather for the weekend.
The championship is entering its final phase and Marc is holding a 59-point advantage over Valentino Rossi while Honda and the Repsol Honda Team hold first place in the Constructors’ and Team’s World Championship, respectively.
At the Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini (held at Misano)
Marc Marquez has 5 wins, 1×125 (2010), 2xMoto2 (2011, 2012), and 2xMotoGP (2015, 2017), plus 1 podium and 3 pole positions.
Dani Pedrosa has 2 wins in MotoGP (2010, 2016), plus an additional 4 podiums and 2 pole positions.
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||1m31.629s (166.00 km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati, 2018)|
|Race Lap||1m32.678s (164.1km/h) Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati, 2018)|
|Race Time||42m05.426s (162.6 km/h) Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati, 2018)|
|2018 Race Winner||Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati)|