Rain was nowhere to be seen as the second day of running in Misano commenced, both sides of the Repsol Honda Team garage completing plenty of laps even before the lunch break. Both riders used the day to try out a number of components for the future of the RC213V as well as work on plans for the closing races of 2021.
Pol Espargaro was yet again one of the main protagonists of the test, spending the majority of the morning session lapping in and among the top five. It was a busy day as Espargaro split his time between various bikes to further his understanding of the current RC213V as well as helping Honda HRC with potential future developments. His best time of the day came on lap 33 of 37 in the afternoon, the 1’31.926 placing him sixth on the final day of running.
Marc Marquez had another busy day in Misano as he completed yet more laps around the Italian track. One of the last riders out on track on Wednesday, Marquez was determined to make the most of all the track time available to understand what he and Honda HRC need in the coming months. Ending Wednesday with a best time of 1’32.151, Marquez closes out the day as the tenth quickest rider and just over half a second off Aleix Espargaro’s fastest lap.
The Repsol Honda Team will now pack and prepare for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin, Texas on Sunday, October 03.
Misano Test - Wednesday
|1||Espargaro Aleix||41||SPA||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Aprilia||1'31.584|
|2||Bagnaia Francesco||63||ITA||Ducati Lenovo Team||Ducati||0.080|
|3||Mir Joan||36||SPA||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Suzuki||0.123|
|4||Nakagami Takaaki||30||JPN||LCR Honda||Honda||0.151|
|5||Miller Jack||43||AUS||Ducati Lenovo Team||Ducati||0.214|
|6||Espargaro Pol||44||SPA||Repsol Honda Team||Honda||0.342|
|7||Quartararo Fabio||20||FRA||Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP||Yamaha||0.375|
|8||Vinales Maverick||12||SPA||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Aprilia||0.418|
|9||Oliveira Miguel||88||POR||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||0.552|
|10||Marquez Marc||93||SPA||Repsol Honda Team||Honda||0.567|
|11||Marini Luca||10||ITA||SKY VR46 Avintia||Ducati||0.572|
|12||Binder Brad||33||RSA||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||0.591|
|13||Marquez Alex||73||SPA||LCR Honda||Honda||0.675|
|14||Pirro Michele||51||ITA||Ducati Test Team||Ducati||0.747|
|15||Rins Alex||42||SPA||Team Suzuki Ecstar||Suzuki||0.768|
|16||Martin Jorge||89||SPA||Pramac Racing||Ducati||0.828|
|17||Morbidelli Franco||21||ITA||Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP||Yamaha||1.051|
|18||Dovizioso Andrea||4||ITA||Petronas Yamaha SRT||Yamaha||1.246|
|19||Rossi Valentino||46||ITA||Petronas Yamaha SRT||Yamaha||1.258|
|20||Pedrosa Dani||26||SPA||KTM Test Team||KTM||1.375|
|21||Bastianini Enea||23||ITA||Avintia Esponsorama||Ducati||1.391|
|22||Fernandez Raul||25||SPA||Tech 3 KTM Factory Racing||KTM||2.404|
|23||Savadori Lorenzo||32||ITA||Aprilia Racing Team Gresini||Aprilia||2.459|
|24||Guintoli Sylvain||50||FRA||Suzuki Test Team||Suzuki||2.557|
|25||Gardner Remy||87||AUS||Tech 3 KTM Factory Racing||KTM||3.057|
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||1m31.065s (167.0 km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2021)|
|Race Lap||1m32.171s (165.0km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2021)|
|Race Time||41m48.305s (163.7 km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2021)|
|2021 Race Winners||Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2021) || Marc Marquez (Honda, 2021)|