Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa are on their way to Aragón, host of round 14 of the 2018 season and one of the five circuits on the current calendar that run in an anti-clockwise direction, along with Austin, Sachsenring, Phillip Island and Valencia.
Honda and the Repsol Honda Team are the most successful manufacturer and team at the Aragón circuit, with five MotoGP victories (Casey Stoner in 2011, Dani Pedrosa in 2012 and Marc Marquez in 2013, 2016 and 2017). It follows that Marquez is the most successful rider at the track, with four wins and six poles across all classes.
Marc’s well-known love for the track will be reciprocated on Thursday, when MotorLand Aragón will rename Turn 10 on the circuit, dedicating it to the six-time World Champion in recognition of his sporting success in the MotoGP World Championship.
Whereas last year saw Marc arrive at his home race sharing the Championship lead with Andrea Dovizioso, this season finds the young Spaniard heading the standings with an advantage of 67 points over the same rider, 221-154.
At the Gran Premio de Aragón
Marc Marquez has 4 wins—1xMoto2 (2011), 3xMotoGP (2013, 2016, 2017)—plus 1 podium and 6 pole positions.
Dani Pedrosa has 1 win in MotoGP (2012), plus an additional 3 podiums.
An ultra-modern facility, MotorLand Aragón had its roots firmly established thanks to a solid history of street racing in Alcañiz, which hosted events between 1963 and 2003. Safety advice warning against the continuation of this led to the proposal and construction of a sporting complex dedicated to motorsport. With support… read more.
|Length||5.078 kilometres / 3.155 miles|
|Longest straight||0.968 kilometres / 0.601 miles|
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|Pole Position||1m 46.635s (171.4Km/h) Marc Marquez (Honda, 2015)|
|Race Lap||1m 48.120s (169.0Km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2015)|
|Race Time||41m 44.933s (167.8 km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2015)|
|2018 Race Winner||Marc Marquez (Honda)|