The Misano circuit is preparing to host two Grand Prixs this year, the first on September 13th and the second on the following Sunday. For these two races, the track will also open its doors to spectators (10,000 per day, and the stands will be set up to respect all social distancing rules).
But the MotoGP bikes are already on the track. Several teams, in fact, have decided to take advantage of these days to carry out tests with their test riders and better prepare for the next two races.
Michele Pirro (after racing in Austria with the Pramac team, replacing Bagnaia, who was injured) was already on the Desmosedici continuing to develop the Ducati.
The test rider from San Giovanni Rotondo was not alone on the track. Aprilia also wanted to take advantage of these days of testing and entrusted its RS-GP to Lorenzo Savadori. The KTM also had to be there, with Dani Pedrosa, who aims to further improve his RC16, which has already provem to be a winning bike both in Brno (with Binder) and at the Red Bull Ring (with Oliveira).
The tests, which started yesterday, will end tomorrow and will be useful for gathering data on a track that will present itself to the World Championship with a new asphalt.
Remember that some teams had already rode in Misano at the end of June, when the Aprilia and KTM riders also took to the track.