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Misano Circuit Italy

The Misano circuit was constructed in 1972 and has since undergone several modifications. A regular scene for Italian GP  throughout the ’80s and early ’90s, it returned to the MotoGP calendar in 2007, when the racing direction changed from counter-clockwise to clockwise.

Renamed in 2012 as the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, it’s 4.18 km in length and features five left turns and nine rights.

Marc Marquez has an incredible record in Misano, having taken a remarkable victory in mixed conditions last year and finished second in 2013 (MotoGP). He also won in 2012 and 2011 (Moto2) and in 2010 (125cc).

Dani Pedrosa has also enjoyed good MotoGP results at the track, with one victory (2010), a second place (2011) and three third places (2014, 2013, 2009).

 

Marc Marquez
CHAMPIONSHIP STANDING: 1ST – 210 POINTS
“All in all we got an okay result in England, as even though we didn’t make the ideal choice with the front tyre, in the end we lost just three points. Now we head to Misano, which is quite a different track as it is twisty and slow. In San Marino I expect to fight again for the podium if we work well during the weekend. I’m happy to go racing in Italy, where I really hope the weather will be nice and give us the chance to make the most of every session.”

 

Dani Pedrosa
CHAMPIONSHIP STANDING: 5TH – 120 POINTS
“We arrive in Misano from a race that helped us to gain a little bit more confidence and motivation. Lap by lap, I was better able to understand our strong points and weak points. We need to keep the same style in the next race weekend, focusing in the practices, not making too many changes on the bike and working to understand how to use the tyres better, choosing those that adapt better to the track. We must remain completely focused on the job.”

Location Information

Close to the city of Rimini, the Misano Adriático circuit was constructed in 1972 and has since undergone an array of modifications. A regular scene for Italian Grands Prix throughout the 80s and early 90s, Misano returned to the MotoGP calendar in 2007.With updated facilities, track and grandstands, the Misano… read more.

misano circuit italy

Misano World Circuit
Length 4.226 kilometres / 2.626 miles
Width 14 metres
Left corners 6
Right corners 10
Longest straight 0.565 kilometres / 0.351 miles
Constructed 1969
Modified 2008
Circuit Records

Pole Position 1m 32.146s (165.1 km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2015)
Race Lap 1m 33.273s (163.1km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2015)
Race Time 44m 05.522s (161.0 km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2013)
2015 Race Winner Marc Marquez (Honda, 2015)
Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”, Via Daijiro Kato, Misano Adriatico, Rimini, Italy – View in Google Maps

www.misanocircuit.com

Riccardo Tafà
Riccardo nasce a Gulianova, si laurea in legge all’Università di Bologna e decide di fare altro, dopo un passaggio all’ ISFORP (istituto formazione relazioni pubbliche) di Milano si sposta in Inghilterra. Inizia la sua carriera lavorativa a Londra nelle PR, prima da MSP Communication e poi da Counsel Limited. Successivamente, seguendo la sua insana passione per lo sport, si trasferisce da SDC di Jean Paul Libert ed inizia a lavorare nelle due e nelle 4 ruote, siamo al 1991/1992. Segue un breve passaggio a Monaco, dove affianca il titolare di Pro COM, agenzia di sports marketing fondata da Nelson Piquet. Rientra in Italia e inizia ad operare in prima persona come RTR, prima studio di consulenza e poi società di marketing sportivo. 
Nel lontanissimo 2001 RTR vince il premio ESCA per la realizzazione del miglior progetto di MKTG sportivo in Italia nell’anno 2000. RTR tra l’altro ottiene il maggior punteggio tra tutte le categorie e rappresenta L’Italia nel Contest Europeo Esca. Da quel momento, RTR non parteciperà più ad altri premi nazionali o internazionali. Nel corso degli anni si toglie alcune soddisfazioni e ingoia un sacco di rospi. Ma è ancora qua, scrive in maniera disincantata e semplice, con l’obiettivo di dare consigli pratici (non richiesti) e spunti di riflessione.
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