The Repsol Honda Team are en route to Mugello for round 6 of the MotoGP World Championship, the Gran Premio d’Italia, after a very difficult week sadly marked by the loss of fellow Honda rider and close friend Nicky Hayden.
On Wednesday of last week, Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa took part in a productive one-day test at Circuit de Catalunya, and they now prepare for two back-to-back races in Mugello and Montmeló.
At the Gran Premio d’Italia:
Marc scored the first GP win of his career in the 2010 125cc race and went on to collect two additional victories: 1 x Moto2 (2011) and 1 x MGP (2014). He also scored a second-place result last year at the Italian track, and he has two pole positions.
Dani Pedrosa has two wins at Mugello: 1 x 250 (2005) and 1 x MGP (2010), plus an additional six podiums and two pole positions.
Located 30km north-east of Florence in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, Mugello is a modern circuit with excellent facilities. Bought by Ferrari back in 1988, the 5.245km track has been renovated to a high standard and has a growing reputation as one of the world’s most up-to-date, scenic and safest… read more.
|Length||5.245 kilometres / 3.259 miles|
|Longest straight||1.141 kilometres / 0.709 miles|
Mugello Circuit, Scarperia, Florence, Italy - View in Google Maps
|Pole Position||1m 44.855s (180 km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2023)|
|Race Lap||1m 46.588s (177.1 km/h) Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati, 2022)|
|Race Time||41m16.344s (175.300km/h) Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha, 2021)|
|2023 Race Winner||Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati)|
|2023 Sprint Race Winner||Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati)|