3 Must-See MotoGP™ Races in 2016: Britain, San Marino & Aragón

    By Victoria Barnett

    It’s almost September, which means we have three crucial MotoGP races coming our way. The races in the second half of the season are always intense, especially because we start to see the rankings shift. We are very eager to see which MotoGP riders land on the podium – every race affects their chances at claiming the World Championship! With that being said, we’re highlighting the next three races coming up. Learn more about their locations below.

    Great Britain | 02 Sep – 04 Sep

    Octo British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit

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    Highlights of the Circuit

    • Average Speed: 153.0 km/h
    • Top Speed: 332.4 km/h
    • 2015-MotoGP-Championship-Seating-Chart-Great-Britain.jpgCircuit Record: 2’01.941 – Dani Pedrosa (2013)
    • Length: 5.9 km (3.67 miles)
    • Corners: 8 left, 10 right
    • Width: 17 m. (55.77 ft.)
    • Longest Straight: 770 m. (2526.25 ft.)
    • Laps: 20
    • Total Distance: 118.0 km (73.4 miles)


    Fast Facts

    • More than 60 years of history
    • Revamped in 2010
    • One of the fastest tracks on the MotoGP calendar
    • Silverstone Wing – a state-of-the-art, multi-million pound complex – was added in 2011

    2015 Results

    1. Valentino Rossi
    2. Danilo Petrucci
    3. Andrea Dovizioso

    Places to Visit in the Area

    • Catanger Llama Trekking
    • Castle Ashby Gardens
    • 78 Derngate

    San Marino | 09 Sep – 11 Sep

    Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli ITALY

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    Highlights of the Circuit

    • Average Speed: 146.6 km/h
    • Top Speed: 299.5 km/h
    • Circuit Record: 1’33.274 – Jorge Lorenzo (2015)
    • 2015-MotoGP-Championship-Seating-Chart-San-Marino.jpgLength: 4.2 km (2.63 miles)
    • Corners: 6 left, 10 right
    • Width: 14 m. (45.93 ft.)
    • Longest Straight: 565 m. (1853.67 ft.)
    • Laps: 28
    • Total Distance: 188.3 km (73.6 miles)

    Fast Facts

    • Constructed in 1972
    • Maximum capacity of 60,00
    • Updated facilities, track and grandstands
    • Runs clockwise for World Championship races
    • Hosted Italian Grands Prix in the 1980s and early 1990s and then returned to the MotoGP calendar in 2007

    2015 Results

    • Marc Marquez
    • Bradley Smith
    • Scott Redding

    Places to Visit in the Area

    • Guaita
    • Centro Storico Di San Marino
    • Mount Titan

    Aragón | 23 Sep – 25 Sep

    Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón at MotorLand Aragón

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    Highlights of the Circuit

    • Average Speed: 167.8 km/h
    • Top Speed: 341.6 km/h
    • 2015-MotoGP-Championship-Seating-Chart-Aragon.jpgCircuit Record: 1’48.565 –
      Dani Pedrosa (2013)
    • Length: 5.1 km (3.16 miles)
    • Corners: 10 left, 7 right
    • Width: 15 m. (49.21 ft.)
    • Longest Straight: 968 m. (3175.85 ft.)
    • Laps: 23
    • Total Distance: 116.8 km (72.7 miles)

    Fast Facts

    • Very modern facility
    • Rooted in a history of street racing in Alcañiz
    • Designed by German architect Hermann Tilke
    • Rewarded with the IRTA Grand Prix of the Year Award for its debut in 2010

    2015 Results

    • Jorge Lorenzo
    • Dani Pedrosa
    • Valentino Rossi

    Places to Visit in the Area

    • Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
    • Monasterio de Piedra Park
    • Albarracin

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