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Repsol Honda Team returns to Misano for MotoGP 2021 Round 16

Written by Nayak

Marquez and Espargaro prepare themselves for the upcoming MotoGP 2021 Round 16, at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. This is the second time in 2021 that MotoGP riders will take on this track. And this is also the only track after the Losail International Circuit in Qatar to have had more on-track action. As per weather forecasts, the race condition will have much colder conditions when compared to the previous race. Both the Honda riders will aim to continue their form and put on a great result for the team.

Marc Marquez Is In The Best Form Of The Year

Having finished the Austin Grand Prix as the race winner, Marc Marquez will aim to replicate the same in Misano. The rider is in his best form of the year after making three straight top-five finishes. And this also includes a podium in Aragon and a win in Austin. Marc is in his comeback year, and it seems he has adjusted to the Honda RC213V pretty well. The eight-time World Champion’s last race in Misano this year saw him finish at P4. But, now the rider is buzzing with confidence and will aim to better the result from last time.

Pol Espargaro Aims Big For Misano Grand Prix

Marc’s teammate, Pol Espargaro, will look into all he learned from the post-race test in Italy. After a break of two long weeks, Pol will do his best to achieve a positive result for the team. In the latest Misano Grand Prix, the rider had made a solid P7 finish. And now, leveraging the two days of testing post the Italian circuit, Pol looks ever ready. As of now, for the current season, Pol Espargaro has taken eight top-ten finishes. And this is quite appreciable, given this is his debut season with Repsol Honda Team.

Race Timings And Schedule

The race weekend starts on Friday at 0955 hrs local time with the Free Practice 1. The timings in India for the Free Practice 1 translate to 22nd October 1325 hrs. The main race will start at 1400 hrs local time, 24th October Sunday. This converts to 1730 hrs 24th October as per Indian Standard Time.

Also Read: Repsol Honda Team end the 2020 MotoGP season on a high.