After a brief respite, the Repsol Honda Team return to action recharged and ready to attack the second half of 2019.
Always among the busiest and highest attended races of the year, the Czech GP is a favourite with fans and riders alike. The 5.4km long circuit welcomes the MotoGP World Championship back to action after their brief summer break, the Repsol Honda Team eager to return to track and continue fighting for victory.
Having delivered a supreme performance at the German GP, Marc Marquez entered the mid-season break with a generous 58-point lead in the MotoGP World Championship. Defending this advantage over his title rivals is the main objective for the reigning World Champion at the Czech GP. The Automotodrom Brno is amongst Marquez’s most consistent circuits – only once finishing off the podium since joining the premier class in 2013 and never finishing outside of the top five.
HRC Test Rider Stefan Bradl will again join Marc Marquez in the Repsol Honda Team garage as Jorge Lorenzo continues his recovery from his fall in Assen. The German rider has had an intense workload since finishing in the top ten at the Sachsenring; going on to take a podium finish at the legendary Suzuka 8 Hours race alongside his usual testing duties. Bradl is aiming for another strong weekend and is looking to build on what he and the team achieved in Germany.
Jorge Lorenzo continues to work on his recovery in order to return for the British GP.
The world’s most famous riders have taken part in GP events in Brno since 1930, where up until 1982 they would race through the villages and western parts of the city on a road track named after the first Czechoslovak President – T.G. Masaryk.The only venue that has hosted more… read more.
|Length||5.403 kilometres / 3.357 miles|
|Longest straight||0.636 kilometres / 0.395 miles|
Automotodrom Brno, Brno, Czech Republic - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m54.596s (169.7 Km km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2016)|
|Race Lap||1m 56.027s (167.6 km/h) Dani Pedrosa (Honda, 2014)|
|Race Time||41m07.728s (166.6 km/h) Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati, 2018)|
|2019 Race Winner||Marc Marquez (Honda)|