After the Aragon Grand Prix was held last Sunday, the MotoGP World Championship heads to Asia after two years of absence due to the pandemic, where the Japanese Grand Prix which will be held this weekend will kick off the “asian tour” 2022. MotoGP will visit Japan, Thailand, Australia and Malaysia over the next few weeks – with a week’s break between the second and third races.
Marc Márquez arrives at the circuit Twin Ring Motegi with the aim of completing his first race after the fourth operation he underwent in early June. the team driver Repsol-Honda He did not finish the first lap at Motorland Aragón and hopes to have a smooth weekend in Japan.
On this track, the home Grand Prix for HondaHRC, Márquez has achieved 9 podium finishes in the three categories –1 win in 125cc, 1 win and a second in Moto2 and 3 wins and three second places in MotoGP–.
Pol Espargaro faces the month of October in Asia and Oceania with the aim of continuing to score points. The Repsol Honda Team rider also knows what it’s like to get on the Motegi podium, accumulating a third place in 125cc and a second and a victory in Moto2, a victory that helped him to become Moto2 World Champion in 2013.