The double appointment on Ricardo Tormo has started

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05 November 2020Circuit Ricardo Tormo – Spain

The MotoGP this weekend is going to face the third to last race of this 2020 championship. Since several years this leg ends the Championship, but this year due to the Covid-19 emergency, on the track of Cheste two races will be held at one week one from the other. Instead the ending race of the championship will be on the circuit of Portimao.

In the previous Grand Prix of Teruel, Alonso thanks to a consistent come back managed to reach the eleventh position, starting from the twenty-first position on the grid and after he served the long lap penalty. In the last races Alonso has always showed consistent performances throughout the race and without receiving any penalty he would have collect many more points in the championship. Besides that, analyzing the fastest race laps our pilot is often among the fastest pilots and this comes from a process of adjustment to his FR 250GP, that at this point we can say it is really advanced.

For what concerns Romano, the preceding GP was not so lucky for him. Throughout the race he had some issues with the front and this prevented to perform at his best, indeed he ended the race in nineteenth position. Romano in these last races managed to find a really good feeling with his Husqvarna, thanks to it he came back to express himself at the high levels that reflect his talent.

For what concerns the Ricardo Tormo circuit, it is 4005 m long, has 9 left corners, 5 right corners and a longest straight of 876 m. It has been hosting the MotoGP since 1999.
Here are the words of the protagonists of this weekend.

Romano Fenati: “For the double race in Valencia I feel strong it so I really want to do two good races before the last one in Portimao. It is really important for us to be competitive in these two rounds, in order to end well the season. I will do my best for sure.”

Alonso Lopez: “I feel really confident to race in Valencia, because I did a very good weekend on the MotorLand track. I think that I know what I have to improve and this is a crucial thing.”

Max BiaggiTeam Owner: “The next Grand Prix which will be held on the Ricardo Tormo will draw us near to the end of this championship. We have still three races to do and I hope that we can collect good results. Both Romano and Alonso will have to actualize the good work done by all of us this year.”

Statistics

The Moto3 race of last year ridden on the Ricardo Tormo was won by S.Garcia, who preceded A.Migno and X.Artigas. T.Suzuki obtained the fastest race lap, with the time of 1’39.948 and an average speed of 144.2 km/h. A.Migno started from the first position, with the time of 1’38.683 and an average speed of 146.1 Km/h.
Here are the records of the track. J.Martin in 2017, with the time of 1’38.428 and an average speed of 146.4 Km/h sealed the All Time Lap Record. The Best Race Lap is owned since 2017 by M.Ramirez, with the time of 1’39.109 and an average speed of 145.4. 1’38.428 is the Best Pole, obtained by J.Martin in 2017 at the average speed of 146.4 Km/h. We remind at the end that the Top Speed is equal to 237.1 Km/h and was reached in 2019 by J.Kornfeil.

Romano on this track has obtained as best result a fourth place in 2017, while Alonso, in the only two times in which he raced on this track in the Moto3 championship, he collected two falls.

Timing (GMT +2)

Here there is the schedule to follow the Sterilgarda Max Racing Team.

Thursday 05 November
17:00 – Press Conference

Friday 06 November
10:00 – 10:40 – FP1 Moto3
13:35 – 14:15 – FP2 Moto3

Saturday 07 November
10:00 – 10:40 – FP3 Moto3
13:15 – 13:30 – Q1 Moto3
13:40 – 13:55 – Q2 Moto3

Sunday 08 November
09:00 – 09:20 – Warm-Up Moto3
11:00 – Race Moto3

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