MotoGP 2022 – Round Eight
Updating Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley Statistics
At the French GP, Enea Bastianini won her third MotoGP win alongside Qatar and America this season, becoming the sixth Ducati driver to win more than twice in the class. He is currently tied with Jorge Lorenzo at fifth place on the Ducati driver’s list with the most wins in the premier class. The win for Bastianini was also the fourth for the Ducati Independent Team, adding this year’s win to Jorge Martin’s victory last year at the Styrian GP.
This is Ducati’s third win at Le Mans (third overall) after Danilo Petrucci (2020) and Jack Miller (2021). This is also Ducati’s fourth win of the season, the second time Ducati has won four of its first seven races along with 2007 with Casey Stoner (Qatar, Turkey, China, Catalunya).
Jack Miller finished second in the French GP for his second podium of the season alongside America, where he finished P3. This is his second podium at Le Mans along with 2021 when he won.
With Bastianini and Miller, this is the 13th MotoGP race with at least one Ducati on the podium (since Aragon last year). This was the best race for the Bologna factory from Turkey 2007 to Qatar 2008, it was 17 consecutive races on the podium and a record in that class.
Last out at the French GP Bastianini and Miller became the first Ducati 1-2 since Valencia 2021 when Ducati locked the podium.
Aleix Espargaro finished third at the French GP for his sixth podium in MotoGP and fourth this season. This is the first time Aprilia has taken four podiums in one premier class season as well as the first time that the Noale factory has taken three podiums in three consecutive premier class races.
On the full-time MotoGP grid, only Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso took four podiums in a row. In Italy, Aleix Espargaro is going to participate.
Together, 23 other full-time MotoGP riders have now amassed the same number of MotoGP wins as Marc Marquez: 59.
Only two drivers have scored points in all seven MotoGP races so far this season (1/3 of the calendar): Quartararo and Aleix Espargaro.
Alex Rins and Joan Mir both crashed to be the first Suzuki not to score since the 2021 French GP.
At the Italian GP, rookie Marco Bezzecchi is scheduled to start his 100th GP race.
Bezzecchi finished 12th at Le Mans and still leads the fight for Rookie of the Year by 19 points ahead of Darryn Binder (6), Fabio Di Giannantonio (3), who scored his first points in MotoGP in France, and Remy Gardner (3) . ). Raul Fernandez is the only newcomer to fail to score points so far.
Of the new players, only Gardner had previously won at Mugello in the small class (Moto2, 2021). However, with the exception of Darryn Binder, others have already stood on the podium: Di Giannantonio (Moto3: P2 in 2016 and 2017, and P3 in 2018, Bezzecchi (P2 in Moto3 in 2018, P3 in Moto2 in 2021), and Fernandez (P2 in 2021) ). Moto2 in 2021 from the pole).
Grand Prix race at Mugello
Mugello hosted the Grand Prix for the first time in 1976, when Barry Sheene won the 500cc race just 0.1 seconds before Phil Read. The race lasted more than 62 minutes. At the time, Suzuki dominated and the first non-Suzuki home was Waerum Borge Nielsen in tenth place at Yamaha.
Mugello’s layout has remained unchanged since its debut, with an official track length of 5,245 km. This is the 36th GP here, including 29 in a row from 1991 to 2019. Misano is another circuit that hosted the Italian GP (1991 and 1993), and Mugello also hosted the Nations GP (1976, 1978, 1985 ) and San Marino GP (1982, 1984, 1991, 1993).
Honda’s last premier class victory at Mugello: Marc Marquez in 2014 from pole position.
Yamaha’s last major class victory is here: Fabio Quartararo in 2021 from the pole. Yamaha has won 13, including five in a row with Valentino Rossi from 2004 to 2008 and five with Lorenzo: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016. The winning margin for Lorenzo over Marc Marquez in 2016 was just 0.019 seconds, making it eighth-finished the closest of all time in the premier class.
In 2019, Danilo Petrucci won his fourth Ducati in MotoGP at Mugello after Casey Stoner (2009), Andrea Dovizioso (2017, the first Italian to win here on an Italian motorcycle in the premier class), and Jorge Lorenzo (2018).
Suzuki has won twice over Mugello in the premier class, with Barry Sheene (1976) and Kevin Schwantz (1992). The best result for Suzuki in the MotoGP era was the P3 with Joan Mir (2021).
KTM’s best MotoGP result at Mugello: Miguel Oliveira, P2 in 2021.
Aprilia’s best premier class result at Mugello: Jeremy McWilliams, P3 in 2000. Aleix Espargaro finished P7 last year on the track for the best result for Aprilia in the MotoGP era (since 2002).
Loris Capirossi was the only Italian besides Rossi, Dovizioso and Petrucci to win the premier class at Mugello, in the 500cc race in 2000 after a long race with Max Biaggi and Rossi, both last collisions.
The 2004 Mugello was the shortest premier class race: six laps. This stopped because of the rain, and started again for the remaining rounds according to the rules at the time.
MotoGP victories at Mugello began in 2002 with eight drivers: Valentino Rossi (7 wins), Jorge Lorenzo (6 wins), and Dani Pedrosa, Stoner, Marc Marquez, Dovizioso, Petrucci and Quartararo with one win.
MotoGP Championship Points standings
|22||DI GIANNANTONIO Fabio||ITA||3|
Moto2 Championship Points standings
Moto3 Championship Points standings
MotoE Championship Points standings
Oakley Italian Grand Prize Schedule (AEST)
|Friday 27 May 2022|
|16:25 – 16:45||MotoE||Free Practice No. 1|
|17:00 – 17:40||Moto3||Free Practice No. 1|
|17:55 – 18:40||MotoGP||Free Practice No. 1|
|18:55 – 19:35||Moto2||Free Practice No. 1|
|20:35 – 20:55||MotoE||Free Practice No. 2|
|21:15 – 21:55||Moto3||Free Practice No. 2|
|22:10 – 22:55||MotoGP||Free Practice No. 2|
|23:10 – 23:50||Moto2||Free Practice No. 2|
|00:50 – 01:00 (Sat)||MotoE||Qualification No. 1|
|01:10 – 01:20 (Sat)||MotoE||Qualification No. 2|
|Saturday 28 May 2022|
|17:00 – 17:40||Moto3||Free Practice No. 3|
|17:55 – 18:40||MotoGP||Free Practice No. 3|
|18:55 – 19:35||Moto2||Free Practice No. 3|
|20:35 – 20:50||Moto3||Qualification No. 1|
|21:00 – 21:15||Moto3||Qualification No. 2|
|21:30 – 22:00||MotoGP||Free Practice No. 4|
|22:10 – 22:25||MotoGP||Qualification No. 1|
|22:35 – 22:50||MotoGP||Qualification No. 2|
|23:10 – 23:25||Moto2||Qualification No. 1|
|23:35 – 23:50||Moto2||Qualification No. 2|
|00:15 (Srengenge)||MotoE||Race No.1|
|01:00 – 01:30 (Mon)||MotoGP||Qualifying Press Conference|
|Sunday 29 May 2022|
|17:00 – 17:10||Moto3||Warm up|
|17:20 – 17:30||Moto2||Warm up|
|17:40 – 18:00||MotoGP||Warm up|
MotoGP 2022 Calendar
|March 06||Qatar||Losail International Circuit|
|March 20||Indonesia||Mandalika International Road Circuit|
|03 April||Argentina||Termas de Rio Hondo|
|April 10||American||Circuit of America|
|April 24||Portugal||Algarve International Circuit|
|01 May||the youngest of Spain||Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto|
|15 May||France||Le Mans|
|29 May||Italy||Autodromo del Mugello|
|June 19||Germany||Saxony ring|
|June 26||The Netherlands||TT Assen circuit|
|07 August||United Kingdom||Silverstone Circuit|
|August 21||Austria||Red Bull Ring-Spielberg|
|04 September||San Marino||World Circuit Misano Marco Simoncelli|
|18 September||Aragon||MotorLand Aragon|
|25 September||Japan||Twin Ring Motegi|
|02 October||Thailand||Chang International Circuit|
|October 16||Australia||Phillip Island|
|October 23||Malaysia||Sepang International Circuit|
|06 November||Valencian community||Comunitat Valenciana-Ricardo Tormo|