Following a successful race weekend at Misano, the Repsol Honda Team had remained at the circuit to complete a one-day private test yesterday but decided to reschedule the session for today as Monday’s early morning downpour had left the track damp and useless until midday.
Taking advantage of today’s ideal conditions, Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa had a first taste of next season’s engine evolution and also continued to work on the settings of their RC213V machines in view of the season’s crucial final phase.
Having completed a busy period that included back-to-back GPs and this test, Marquez and Pedrosa will now have a weekend off before heading to their third GP on home soil in Aragon on September 25.
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)|