Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa have had a promising first day in Misano, finishing second and third respectively in the combined times. With temperatures considerably lower compared to when they were testing here in July, the track was pretty slippery this morning but gradually improved as more rubber was laid down throughout the day.
Marc was fastest in the morning session (1’33.328) and was able to improve by four tenths in the afternoon with his lap of 1’32.924 (lap 14/20) placing him 2nd. Teammate Dani improved his time from FP1 (1’33.930) by six tenths with his lap of 1’33.258 (lap 20/20) finishing 3rd.
FP3 will commence tomorrow at 09h55 local time.
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||1m30.390s (168.3 km/h) Jorge Martin (Ducati, 2023)|
|Race Lap||1m31.791s (165.7km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2023)|
|Race Time||41m33.421s (164.7 km/h) Jorge Martin (Ducati, 2023)|
|2023 Sprint Winner||Jorge Martin (Ducati)|
|2023 Race Winner||Jorge Martin (Ducati)|