The MotoGP European Grand Prix takes place this week on Spanish soil. The Motorcycle World Championship arrives at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Cheste (Valencia) to stay for the next two days. The race this Sunday, November 8, will start at 2:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time) and can be followed through DAZN from Spain.
The new day at the Valencian circuit comes after the Teruel GP, which was held on October 25 at the Motorland Aragón circuit, where Morbidelli managed to be the winner of the race ahead of Rins and Mir, who completed the MotoGP podium .
With regard to Moto 2 competition, Sam Lowes became leader not only in the race but also in the category classification, where he achieved first place with 178 points, followed by Enea Bastianini, who remains in second position with 171 points.
In Moto 3, the winner of the Teruel GP race was the Valencian rider Jaume Masiá, while in the intermediate category classification Albert Arenas remains in first place with 157 points, followed by Ai Ogura and Celestino Vietti in second and third place.
The Ricardo Tormo de Cheste circuit, which will again be the protagonist of the World Championship next week with the Valencia GP, has 4,005 km in which the pilots will compete this week behind closed doors, due to the security measures due to the pandemic of coronavirus.
After the qualifying race, which was held this Saturday, Pol Espargaró will be in charge of starting the race for the European GP in Valencia, by taking pole ahead of world leader Mir, who will start in fifth position.
The Mallorcan rider Joan Mir leads the general classification of the MotoGP World Championship with 137 points, followed by Fabio Quartararo, in second position with 123 points and Maverick Viñales in third place with 118 points.
MotoGP European GP schedules
Sunday November 8
MotoGP race: 2:00 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time)
Moto2 race: 12.20 hours
Moto 3 race: 11.00 hours