Pol Espargaro prepared to begin new look MotoGP season with GASGAS

MotoGP 2023

Spherical One – Portimao

With twenty-one rounds and a brand new format, MotoGP is about to go locations it has by no means been earlier than and take a look at riders and their groups with a gruelling schedule beginning this weekend, March 24-26, in Portimao for the Portuguese Grand Prix.

Lining up this season underneath the brand new purple GASGAS colors, Pol Espargaro will take part in his tenth season within the MotoGP class.

With one Moto2 World Title, 15 victories and 52 podiums in Grand Prix on his CV, the Spaniard’s profession will take a brand new breath as he reunites with the RC16.

Pol Espargaro

For the primary time ever, the MotoGP class will see its race weekend being shaken with the Dash Race arriving on Saturdays, along with the standard Sunday race format.

4 free practices turn out to be three revisited periods as Fridays might be composed of two follow periods, the primary one in every of forty-five minutes nonetheless, whereas the second session will now final one hour within the afternoon. These two will turn out to be extra essential than ever for provisional qualifying positions.

Saturday mornings will now be headlined by a 3rd and remaining free follow session of thirty minutes, adopted shortly by two qualifying periods of fifteen minutes every. FP4 is now not. The outcomes from the qualifying periods will decide the beginning grid of each Saturday afternoon’s dash and Sunday’s race.

Pol Espargaro
Pol Espargaro

Lastly we’re about to begin the MotoGP season in Portugal. With twenty-one rounds, that is going to be a really lengthy season and we might want to keep constant all 12 months lengthy.

“We labored very effectively in each Sepang and Portimao Checks to begin this new marketing campaign in the easiest way potential.

“Because the races go by, I feel that our feeling on the bike will get higher and higher, and I hope that my private suggestions might be a terrific asset to enhance the machine, so we are able to goal factors and get the outcomes we wish. Let’s Get On The Gasoline!”

Pol Espargaro

Portimao MotoGP Schedule

Time Class Occasion
2000 Moto3 FP1
2050 Moto2 FP1
2145 MotoGP FP1
0015 (Sat) Moto3 FP2
0105 (Sat) Moto2 FP2
0200 (Sat) MotoGP FP2
1940 Moto3 FP3
2025 Moto2 FP3
2110 MotoGP FP
2150 MotoGP Q1
2215 MotoGP Q2
2350 Moto3 Q1
0015 (Solar) Moto3 Q2
0045 (Solar) Moto2 Q1
0110 (Solar) Moto2 Q2
0200 (Solar) MotoGP Dash Race
1945 MotoGP WUP
2100 Moto3 RACE
2215 Moto2 RACE
0000 (Mon) MotoGP RACE

2023 MotoGP Calendar

Rnd Date Location
1 Mar-26 Portugal, Portimao
2 Apr-02 Argentina, Termos de Rio Honda
3 Apr-16 Americas, COTA
4 Apr-30 Spain, Jerez
5 Might-14 France, Le Mans
6 Jun-11 Italy, Mugello
7 Jun-18 Germany, Sachsenring
8 Jun-25 Netherlands, Assen
9 Jul-09 Kazakhstan, Sokol (Topic to homologation)
10 Aug-06  Nice Britain, Silverstone
11 Aug-20 Austria, Pink Bull Ring
12 Sep-03 Catalunya, Catalunya
13 Sep-10 San Marino, Misano
14 Sep-24 India, Buddh (Topic to homologation)
15 Oct-01 Japan, Motegi
16 Oct-15  Indonesia, Mandalika
17 Oct-22 Australia, Phillip Island
18 Oct-29 Thailand, Chang
19 Nov-12 Malaysia, Sepang
20 Nov-19 Qatar, Lusail
21 Nov-26 Valenciana, Valencia


MotoGP 2023 Rider Entry Listing

Rider Group Bike
Johann Zarco Prima Pramac Racing Ducati
Luca Marini Mooney VR46 Racing Group Ducati
Maverick Viñales Aprilia Racing Aprilia
Fabio Quartararo Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP Group Yamaha
Franco Morbidelli Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP Group Yamaha
Enea Bastianini Ducati Lenovo Group Ducati
Raul Fernandez RNF MotoGP Group Aprilia
Takaaki Nakagami LCR Honda Idemitsu Honda
Brad Binder Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Ktm
Joan Mir Repsol Honda Group Honda
Augusto Fernandez Tech3 GASGAS Manufacturing facility Racing Gasgas
Aleix Espargaro Aprilia Racing Aprilia
Alex Rins LCR Honda Castrol Honda
Jack Miller Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Ktm
Pol Espargaro Tech3 GASGAS Manufacturing facility Racing Gasgas
Fabio Di Giannantonio GRESINI RACING MotoGP Ducati
Francesco Bagnaia Ducati Lenovo Group Ducati
Marco Bezzecchi Mooney VR46 Racing Group Ducati
Alex Marquez GRESINI RACING MotoGP Ducati
Miguel Oliveira RNF Motogp TEAM Aprilia
Jorge Martin Prima Pramac Racing Ducati
Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Group Honda