MotoGP RD 10 Preview

 

Circuit Information:

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LENGTH:3.36 miles
CORNERS:6 left-8 right
WIDTH: 15 m. 49.21 ft.
LONGEST STRAIGHT: 636 m. 2086.61 ft.
Fastest Lap: 2016 1’54.596 M.Marquez
Circuit Record: 2014 1’56.027 D.Pedrosa

 

 

 

The circuit was first used for Grand Prix racing in 1987 and hosted the Czechoslovakian GP until 1991 the event was brought back in 1993 and re-branded as the Czech Republic Grand Prix it has hosted the race ever since, Brno attracts a huge number of fans from across Europe giving the circuit a unique atmosphere on race weekends the addition of local riders Lukáš Pešek, Karel Abraham and Jakub Kornfeil has only added to these crowds.

 

 

2016 races:

 

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MotoGPbrits.com

Cal Crutchlow stunned the GP world by taking his first ever win in MotoGP and the first win for a British rider in the top flight of Motorbike racing since Barry Sheene in 1981, He took the win in impressive style managing the race in what were testing conditions  falling as low as 15th at one stage in the race his choice of tyres eventually played to his favour seeing him charge through the field in the closing stages. He was joined on the podium by Valentino Rossi who also choice the right tyres for the conditions but couldnt match the pace of Crutchlow Marc Marquez completed the podium.

The Moto 2 race was won by Jonas Folger the German took his first win of the season in wet conditions finishing ahead of Alex Rins and Sam Lowes, Moto3 just like MotoGP had a British winner John McPhee took the win ahead of Jorge Martin and Fabio Di Giannantonio.

 

 

 

 

Last Round:

 

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Redbull.com

Marc Marquez proved to still be the king of the ring taking his 8th win in a row at the Sachsenring in Germany, He was made to work for it by Tech 3 rider and rookie Jonas Folger the German rider gave the home fans plenty to cheer for pushing Marquez hard but not having quite enough to challenge when Marquez upped his pace, They were joined on the podium by Dani Pedrosa but he was a distant third and never in contention for the win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MotoGP.com

Moto2 saw championship leader and recent MotoGP graduate Franco Morbidelli take the win but he made to wait till the final lap to secure it riding an almost faultless lap to take the win ahead of Miguel Oliveira who brought himself into contention with incredible lap record pace a brilliant result for the new KTM moto2 outfit, Francesco Bagnaia rounded out the podium the Moto2 rookie proving to be a real standout and a rider to watch for the future.

 

 

 

 

 

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MotoGP.com

Joan Mir won a thrilling Moto3 race fending off Romano Fenati and Marcos Ramierz these three battled it out till the line with Mir playing his hand best leaving it late to take the win learning from his mistake in Assen where he took the lead to early and eventually finished in 9th place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News:

Scott Redding is doing his best and fighting to remain in the MotoGP paddock:

( http://www.crash.net/motogp/news/871892/1/redding-fighting-to-stay-in-this-paddock )

Finland is joining the MotoGP calendar but wont be here till 2019:

( http://www.motorcyclenews.com/sport/motogp/2017/august/motogp-finland-confirmed-for-2019/ )

Alvaro Bautista has signed on with Aspar Ducati in 2018 again:

( http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-detail/bautista-remains-with-aspar-ducati-for-motogp-2018 )

Jack Miller missed out on a podium at the Suzuka 8 hour after his team suffered from bad luck:

( http://www.crash.net/motogp/news/287459/1/suzuka-miller-tough-to-miss-the-podium )

 

 

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