In 1977, the Austrian GP played host to the World Championship’s first mobile clinic, Dr. Claudio Costa’s Clinica Mobile. Since then, the protocols and instruments have continued to evolve to guarantee the safety of the stars of this sport: the riders.
Marc Márquez shares with us the secrets of how he managed to triumph. You can now discover how Marc sees one of his favourite circuits.
Repsol Honda team rider starts San Marino Grand Prix weekend the fifth, with Dani Pedrosa twelfth.
Stéphane Peterhansel, a 13-time winner of the Dakar Rally, is a motorsport fan who follows the MotoGP World Championship closely.
After the cancellation of the British GP race, the Repsol Honda Team riders head to the San Marino GP, the thirteenth round of the MotoGP World Championship.
In order to make the competition a reality, a great amount of material must travel from circuit to circuit across the globe. Here, Box Repsol is going to tell you how Dorna organises the logistics of GPs.
Like any vehicle, the components of Marc and Dani’s bikes have an optimum temperature range within which they work best. It won’t surprise you to hear that with all the power generated by a competition engine, these temperatures tend to be very high!
After a meeting between the riders, IRTA and Dorna, it was decided that the races would not go ahead, due to the rain and track conditions. It was considered that it was not possible to ride safely.
The Repsol Honda Team riders complete the first day in Austria with Márquez and Pedrosa in fourth and sixth place, respectively.
Austria returned to the MotoGP calendar in 2016, providing the fastest circuit in the World Championship, with riders racing at an average speed of more than 180km/h. The track also has the highest altitude, at 677 metres above sea level.