MotoGP is back in action this weekend with the 15th round of the 2022 season, the Aragon Grand Prix, scheduled from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 September at the track. Motor Land Aragon By Alcañiz (Spain). The Spanish track, designed by renowned architect Hermann Tilke, hosted the world championships for the first time in 2010, the opening year, and on that occasion it was Casey Stoner Ducati who climbed the highest steps of the podium.
In total, the house of Borgo Panigale has had two successes on the Aragonese circuit and the second bears the name Francesco Bagnaia, who took his first MotoGP win here last year. The Ducati Lenovo Team rider, the new winner of the last round at home in Misano Adriatico and recently after two days of testing on the same track, is back in the saddle of the Desmosedici GP in Spain determined to continue the positive trend of recent races, becoming the first Ducati rider to achieve four consecutive victories. In Moto GB. After the recent thrilling victory at Misano, Pico is now second in the overall standings, 30 points behind leader Quartararo.
colleague too Jack Miller He arrives in Aragon determined to redeem himself after the crash of the last Grand Prix. At Misano, the Australian once again showed his excellent form by signing for pole position, but in the race, he fell back afterwards while in the lead. After the 14th round of the 2022 season, Miller is sixth in the championship with 88 points from the top. In Aragon, Ducati will also have the first “match point” available for winning, for the third year in a row, the constructors’ championship in which it takes first place with a 110-point advantage. On the other hand, Ducati Lenovo ranks first in the team rankings, with a 25 point advantage over Aprilia Racing.
Francesco Bagnaia: “I am very happy to be back racing in Aragon, where I won my first MotoGP win last year. Overall, it is a very good track for us and I think we can be faster this year than last. Anyway, we’ll have a weekend With the same approach as always, that is to give our best from Friday and focus exclusively on racing on the weekend, without thinking about the world championship.“.
Jack Miller: “In the last race in Misano we couldn’t realize the excellent work we did over the weekend, so hopefully I can do it here in Aragon. Racing in Spain is always great, given the warmth the public keeps for us. My feeling with the Desmosedici GP is still excellent and in testing the Misano we were able to gather more information to improve our bike even more. I am determined to do well and fight for the top spots last weekend in Europe before the two races in Asia“.