On a sunny and hot Sunday at Aragon Marc Marquez took a gamble and won, choosing a soft rear tyre over a more familiar hard spec, in the end winning a fantastic three-way battle with title contender Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone and extended his Championship lead to 72 points with five races to go in the 2018 MotoGP season.
Today’s brilliant success is not only Marc’s fifth at Aragon and sixth win this season, but also his 67th career victory and 41st in MotoGP, meaning that he is now tied with Mike Hailwood (41) for fourth place on the list of riders with the most GP wins with Honda, behind Jim Redman (45), Dani Pedrosa (54), and Mick Doohan (54).
Dani Pedrosa took a solid result in fifth place, displaying a good pace during the entire race and finishing close to the front group.
In less than two weeks the Repsol Honda Team will fly to Thailand for the first race in the Country to be held at the Buriram International Circuit.
An ultra-modern facility, MotorLand Aragón had its roots firmly established thanks to a solid history of street racing in Alcañiz, which hosted events between 1963 and 2003. Safety advice warning against the continuation of this led to the proposal and construction of a sporting complex dedicated to motorsport. With support… read more.
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|1m 46.069s (172.3Km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2022)
|1m 47.795s (169.5Km/h) Luca Marini (Ducati, 2022)
|41m 35.462s (168.4 km/h) Enea Bastianini (Ducati, 2022)
|2022 Race Winner
|Enea Bastianini (Ducati)