Timetables for the Japanese Grand Prix arrive tonight as a result of hostilities can have already begun early tomorrow morning. On the final Aragon GP, Enea Bastianini took his fourth MotoGP victory, after Qatar, America and France earlier within the season. He thus grew to become the fifth Ducati rider to win greater than thrice within the class, three fewer than Loris Capirossi.
His victory Bastianini it’s the fifth for a pilot Ducati from an impartial crew in MotoGP, including to this yr’s and others George Martin final yr in Styria. Along with his victory Bastianini and the 14th place Cal Crutchlowone of the best driver Yamaha on arrival, Ducati wins the MotoGP World Constructors’ Championship for the fourth time within the regional class (and third time in a row).
Francesco Bagnaia completed second on the Aragon GP for his seventeenth MotoGP podium, all with Ducati, two away from his teammate Jack Millerwho ranks fourth on the drivers’ record Ducati with probably the most podiums within the premiere class. Casey Stoner leads the dance with 42 podiums with the plant in Bologna.
With 5 podiums in 5 consecutive races, Swamp he’s the second rider on the present MotoGP grid to attain this feat Marc Marquez and many others Dovizioso. With Bastianini and many others Swampthat is the twenty first consecutive MotoGP race with no less than one rider Ducati on the rostrum, extending the report of the Bologna manufacturing unit to this class. As well as, pilots Ducati have taken 24 podiums because the first race of the yr in Qatar, equaling the Bologna manufacturing unit report within the class set final yr.
Aleix Espargaro he completed third within the Aragon GP for his eighth MotoGP podium, his sixth because the begin of the season and his first because the Italian GP, the place he was additionally third. He’s the one rider to attain factors in all 15 MotoGP races of the season.
Brad Binder completed fourth at MotorLand Aragon, which is one of the best end result for a KTM because the win Miguel Oliveira on the Indonesia GP earlier this yr. Alex Rins completed ninth as one of the best Suzuki and rider on a Japanese bike, which is the primary time there isn’t any bike from a Japanese producer within the prime eight. It’s the first time since Opatija in 1969 that no bike from a Japanese producer has completed within the prime 8 of a premier class race.
Championship chief, Fabio Quartararocrashed in Aragon and now leads the MotoGP World Championship by simply 10 factors Swamp. After the German GP, Swamp he was 91 factors behind Quartararo.
They’ve GP d’Aragon, Marco Bezzecchi he completed tenth and the one one in every of this yr’s 5 MotoGP rookies in factors. He nonetheless leads the race for Rookie of the 12 months by 74 factors By Giannantonio (23 factors), Darryn Binder (10), Remy Gardner (9) et Raul Fernandez (8).
With Bastianini (P1), Swamp (P2), Miller (P5), Martini (P6), Luca Marini (P7), Zarco (P8) and Bezzecchi (P10), that is the primary time there are seven pilots Ducati within the prime 10 of a premier class race. In Aragon, Alex Marquez he completed twelfth as one of the best driver Honda. From the opening race in Qatar with Pol Espargaro on the third place, and not using a driver Honda he completed on the rostrum in simply 14 consecutive races, extending the longest streak and not using a podium within the premier class because the Japanese producer’s full-time return to the premier class in 1982.
In Japan, Ducati can nonetheless take the lion’s share
Solely one of many 5 MotoGP rookies this yr has already gained in Japan in one of many decrease courses: Bezzecchi in 2018 (Moto3). He additionally completed third in Moto3 in 2017, his first GP podium.
Because the introduction of the MotoGP class in 2002, Honda scored 9 wins at Motegi, together with wins with Marc Marquez in 2018 and 2019.
Ducati took 5 MotoGP victories at Motegi, the final of which with Andrea Dovizioso in 2017 in moist climate. The opposite two pilots Ducati to have gained on the Japanese circuit are Loris Capirossi (2005, 2006 and 2007) and Casey Stoner (2010). Two pilots Ducati certified in pole place in Japan: Loris Capirossi (2005 and 2006) and Andrea Dovizioso (2014 and 2018).
Yamaha gained the MotoGP race at Motegi 4 instances, most not too long ago in 2014 with Jorge Lorenzo. The final podium for Yamaha riders at Motegi dates again to 2019, Fabio Quartararo taking second place.
Suzuki and Kenny Roberts Jr. gained the inaugural premier class Grand Prix (500cc) held at Motegi in 1999 and likewise the win in 2000. Because the introduction of MotoGP in 2002, third place in Maverick Vinales in 2016 and the third place ofAlex Rins in 2018 they’re Suzuki’s solely podiums at Motegi.
Aprilia’s finest MotoGP end result at Motegi is a P7 with Alvaro Bautista in 2016 and Aleix Espargaro in 2017. A KTM’s finest MotoGP lead to Japan is a P11 with Pol Espargaro in 2017 and 2019.
What’s going to this high-stakes sixteenth of twenty rounds of the Japanese MotoGP calendar maintain for us as the highest three within the total standings at the moment are united on 17 factors? To search out out, you do not have to overlook any of the occasion from its starting on Friday. Simply now, right here is the schedule for the primary of the three days of justice.
Japan’s Motul Grand Prix
Friday, September 23:
06h15 – 06h55 : Moto3 FP1
07h10 – 07h50 : Moto2 FP1
08:05 – 09:20: MotoGP FP1