2022 San Marino MotoGP Information and Outcomes (Up to date)

September 4, 2022

Rennie Scaysbrook | September 4, 2022



In an exhilarating 27-lap encounter on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Francesco Bagnaia (Lenovo Ducati) ignited his title chase with a minuscule 0.034-second victory over his 2023 manufacturing unit Ducati teammate, Enea Bastianini (Gresini Ducati) as the 2 Italians asserted their dominance on residence turf.

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Bagnaia was bulletproof in Ducati’s yard as he took the lead from Bastianini on the third lap after polesitter and preliminary race chief, Jack Miller, crashed out of P1 on lap two. From there to the end, Bagnaia was continuously hounded by the chasing pack, first from Aprilia’s Maverick Vinales and eventually by Bastianini, whose notorious late race tempo was on full show as the 2 Italians left Vinales of their wake.

2022 San Marino MotoGP News and Results Bagnaia wins
Bagnaia was bulletproof at his residence race, resisting every thing from Bastianini to take the win.

On the ultimate lap, Bastianini made a lunge at flip 4 and really practically clattered into the again of Bagnaia, working vast and giving what regarded like a race-winning benefit to his future teammate. But “The Beast” refused to offer in and regardless of the error, produced the quickest lap of the race as he hunted Bagnaia down, arising 0.034-seconds quick within the closest MotoGP race end for a few years.

Bagnaia wrote two new data for himself at Misano. The win, his fourth in a row, is the primary time an Italian has executed so since Valentino Rossi in 2008 and the primary time any Ducati rider has executed so within the producer’s historical past, putting him forward of Ducati’s solely World Champion, Casey Stoner.

Vinales ultimately resigned himself to 3rd place, his third podium in 4 races for the manufacturing unit Aprilia crew, as he headed Luca Marini (Mooney VR46 Ducati) within the Italian’s greatest trip of the season.

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Zarco, Pirro, and Espargaro get skittled within the first nook.

Fifth was a despondent Fabio Quartararo (Monster Power Yamaha) because the Frenchman misplaced one other 14 factors to the relentless Bagnaia within the title chase. Qualifying down in eighth, the World Champion ultimately clawed his means up previous Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing) however couldn’t shut down Marini, admitting he was “on the restrict” for the whole lot of the race.

Espargaro was sixth, dropping extra floor to Quartararo and Bagnaia within the title chase, forward of Suzuki’s Alex Rins.

Crimson Bull KTM’s Brad Binder was eighth however was concerned in a nasty first nook collision wherein he tagged Prima Pramac Ducati’s Johann Zarco, sending him crashing into Pol Espargaro (Repsol Honda) and Ducati wildcard, Michele Pirro, taking all three out of the race.

Ninth was Zarco’s teammate Jorge Martin from Alex Marquez (LCR Castrol Honda) from Miguel Oliveira (Crimson Bull KTM) and Andrea Dovizioso, who signed off his MotoGP profession with 12th place on the WithU RNF Yamaha.

2022 San Marino MotoGP News and Results Dovi
Andrea Dovizioso bids farewell to MotoGP after a profession spanning three a long time (2001-2022).

Rounding out the points-scoring prime 15 was Raul Fernandez (Tech3 KTM) in one in all his greatest rides of the 12 months, wildcard Stefan Bradl (Repsol Honda) and Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Idemitsu Honda).

The title race is now nicely and actually on because the sequence heads to one in all Ducati’s blissful searching grounds of Aragon in Spain with Bagnaia now leapfrogging Espargaro as much as second place, 30 factors behind Quartararo, 211 to 181. Espargaro’s third on 178 with Bastianini fourth on 138.

2022 San Marino MotoGP Outcomes

1 Francesco Bagnaia (Duc) 27 laps
2 Enea Bastianini (Duc) + 0.034
3 Maverick Viñales (Apr) + 4.212
4 Luca Marini (Duc) + 5.283
5 Fabio Quartararo (Yam) + 5.771
6 Aleix Espargaro (Apr) + 10.230
7 Alex Rins (Suz) + 12.496
8 Brad Binder (KTM) + 14.661
9 Jorge Martin (Duc) + 17.732
10 Alex Marquez (Hon) + 21.986


Should you consider in sporting fairytales, they don’t come significantly better than Alonzo Lopez’s (+Ego Pace Up) first Grand Prix win at Misano. The 20-year-old Spaniard was on the sofa at the beginning of the 12 months, having been dropped by Max Biaggi’s Moto3 crew final 12 months, however acquired the call-up from Luca Boscoscuro to interchange the underperforming Romano Fenati after the Jerez spherical.

At Misano, Lopez made good on the promise proven over the subsequent seven rounds, taking a commanding 1.2-second victory as he managed the race from Aron Canet (Flexbox HP40 Kalex). It was Canet’s eighth second place end in Moto2, the Spaniard nonetheless in search of that first win, whereas Lopez’s win was the Pace Up/Boscoscuro chassis’ first victory since Fabio Quartararo took the gold on the 2018 Catalunya Moto2 race.

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Lopez has confirmed to be the discover of the season in Moto2. His victory was hardly stunning given the pace proven over the previous few rounds.

Augusto Fernandez (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo) pushed by to 3rd and the championship lead at Misano, bettering Albert Arenas (Inde GASGAS Aspar Group), with erstwhile championship chief Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Group Asia) in fifth.

As for the American contingent, Joe Roberts (Italtrans Kalex) got here residence ninth, Cameron Beaubier (American Racing Group) took 14th and Sean Dylan Kelly (American Racing Group) crashed out with seven laps remaining.

Within the title race, Fernandez has 4 factors over Ogura, 198 to 194. Canet is third on 157, one level up on Celestino Vietti, who couldn’t convert his pole place into factors, crashing out for the fifth time in 2022 to severely harm his title hopes.

2022 San Marino Moto2 Outcomes

1 Alonso Lopez (Bos)  
2 Aron Canet (Kal) + 1.253
3 Augusto Fernandez (KTM) + 3.305
4 Albert Arenas (Kal) + 4.615
5 Ai Ogura (Kal) + 9.166
9 Joe Roberts (Kal) + 18.242
14 Cameron Beaubier + 38.371  
DNF Sean Dylan Kelly (Kal)  


Dennis Foggia (Leopard Racing) made historical past within the Moto3 race the Italian turned the primary rider to win three races at a single monitor after popping out on prime at Misano. Jaume Masia (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo) and Izan Guevara (Gaviota GASGAS Aspar Group) claimed podiums in second and third with polesitter Deniz Öncü (Crimson Bull KTM Tech3) a valiant fourth. For former title chief Sergio Garcia (Gaviota GASGAS Aspar Group), it was a race to neglect after a crash and a black flag meant zero factors.

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Dennis Foggia charged again into title competition with the Misano win.

Guevara is the brand new Moto3 World Championship chief, 11 factors away from teammate Garcia. Foggia is again in competition, 35 factors off Guevara.

2022 San Marino Moto3 Outcomes

1 Dennis Foggia (Hon)  
2 Jaume Masia (KTM) + 0.289
3 Izan Guevara (GASGAS) + 0.334
4 Deniz Öncü (KTM) + 0.453
5 Daniel Holgado (KTM) + 4.955

2022 San Marino MotoGP Information—Saturday

Marquez confirms testing return

Marc Marquez was again within the paddock on Saturday forward of an look on the two-day MotoGP check on Tuesday and Wednesday. The eight-time champ acquired the OK from docs on August 24th to step up his coaching and return to using bikes. He did two days of using on a CBR600.

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Marc Marquez will likely be again on his RCV on the Misano check.

“Two weeks in the past, even I didn’t push so much on the health club. I used to be working with elastics. Then final week and half, I began to extend rather a lot within the health club, however the muscular tissues must take the time. And particularly greater than the muscular tissues can be as a result of I used to be using and dwelling one 12 months and a half with one arm 34 levels rotated. The physician mentioned to me that to any extent further, perhaps within the winter time you’ll do the final step. However the vital factor is that I’ve a suitable stage to begin to trip a motorcycle, however not in a means that I would like. Nonetheless I’ve an extended option to go.”

Regardless of saying that, Marquez confirmed if the check goes nicely, he may nicely return to competitors at Aragon in two weeks’ time. “When I’ll return, it’s as a result of I wish to race all races. I imply, not one race after which keep at residence. After this check I’ll perceive how is my stage and the way is the response of my arm and I’ll perceive if it’s attainable to race in Aragon or not. However you recognize me, if it’s attainable, I’ll strive. But when it’s not attainable I’ll wait.”

Marquez brothers clarify Alzamora cut up

At Misano the Marquez brothers defined their reasoning behind the cut up with long-time supervisor Emilio Alzamora, who had been advising Marc since he was 12. Each will likely be managed by Jimmy Martinez to any extent further, a determine who held the place of Head of Motorsports Advertising and marketing at Crimson Bull.

And Marc was gentle on particulars when explaining why he cut up from Alzamora, the 1999 125cc World Champion, however admitted relations had been strained over the previous three years.

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Alzamora and the Marquez brothers have been inseparable because the starting, however that’s all coming to an finish.

“You don’t have the identical mentality when you find yourself 18 years previous or when you find yourself 30. And typically within the relations is vital to decide on the right second to cease, to complete in a superb methods. It’s true on the final two or three years already was tough. I’m not the identical Marc at 20 years previous and 30. And yeah, I imply the world is in a continuing evolution and it’s altering the paddock. So now was the time particularly to refresh every thing and to begin a brand new chapter of my profession.

Aprilia bolsters its ranks

Aprilia and its soon-to-be satellite tv for pc outfit succeeded in signing its first alternative rider line-up as each Miguel Oliveira and Raul Fernandez have been confirmed at RNF Aprilia for 2023.

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Miguel Oliveira will swap to Aprilia energy subsequent 12 months.

“They have been each our first alternative. I price Miguel as a prime rider. He already confirmed a whole lot of pace in MotoGP. And Raul is a super-talent. He didn’t do the season he was anticipating. However hopefully we will put him within the place to take it out. I feel we’ll have a really sturdy combine.”

“They’re two proficient riders and so they have an excellent future in entrance of them as a result of they’re each younger. Hopefully it could assist us develop the bike and combat towards eight Ducatis for the championship. I can’t wait to see how they react after they soar on the bike in Valencia.”



For the primary time because the 2018 Argentina GP, Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Group) will begin a MotoGP™ race from pole place after popping out on prime of a rain-affected Q2 on the 2022 San Marino MotoGP. The Australian’s 1:31.899 was sufficient to beat teammate Francesco Bagnaia by 0.015s because the Italian faces a three-second grid penalty on Sunday, with Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP) making it a Ducati 1-2-3 in qualifying after ending third.

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Jack Miller pushed by for his second-ever profession MotoGP pole place.

After ending second, Bagnaia will launch from P5 for the San Marino GP after his mistake in FP1 wherein he was docked three grid positions for impeding Alex Marquez. Which means Bastianini will begin from the center of the entrance row in P2, and fourth place Bezzecchi strikes up a row to line up third. Maverick Viñales is the ultimate rider to profit from Pecco’s penalty, the Spaniard will likely be eying at the least a podium from P4 with Bagnaia – crucially – beginning forward of his most important title rivals in fifth. Zarco joins Viñales and Bagnaia on the second row in sixth.

Marini leads the third row forward of the highest two within the World Championship: Quartararo and Aleix Espargaro. It wasn’t the Q2 they’d have been in search of, however it would make for very fascinating viewing to see how the Yamaha and Aprilia stars progress on Sunday afternoon. Oliveira, Franco Morbidelli and Alex Rins (Group Suzuki Ecstar) full the highest 12.

2022 San Marino MotoGP Outcomes—Saturday

1 Jack Miller (Duc) 1:31.899
2 Francesco Bagnaia (Duc) + 0.015
3 Enea Bastianini (Duc) + 0.115
4 Marco Bezzecchi (Duc) + 0.149
5 Maverick Viñales (Apr) + 0.219
6 Johann Zarco (Duc) + 0.270
7 Luca Marini (Duc) + 0.327
8 Fabio Quartararo (Yam) + 0.347
9 Aleix Espargaro (Apr) + 0.678
10 Miguel Oliveira (KTM) + 0.876


The Mooney VR46 Racing Group’s Celestino Vietti has held on to the Moto2 pole place at Misano regardless of a late crash. The Italian was sitting on a 1:35.996 with the checkered flag out on Q2 on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli when he misplaced the entrance at Flip 8, however nobody was in a position to steal pole off him.

2022 San Marino MotoGP News and Results Vietti pole
Regardless of a crash late within the session, Celestino Vietti took the Moto2 pole.

Vietti will share the entrance row with Albert Arenas (Inde GASGAS Aspar Group) and Alonso Lopez (+Ego Pace Up) in a prime three coated by just below two-tenths of a second. Importantly, he’s two rows forward of the 2 riders forward of him within the World Championship, specifically Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Group Asia) and Augusto Fernandez (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo).

2022 San Marino Moto2 Outcomes—Saturday

1 Celestino Vietti (Kal) 1:35.996
2 Albert Arenas (Kal) + 0.101
3 Alonso Lopez (Bos) + 0.190
4 Aron Canet (Kal) + 0.377
5 Tony Arbolino (Kal) + 0.401
15 Joe Roberts (Kal) +0.766
24 Cameron Beaubier (Kal) + 0.761 (Q1)
29 Sean Dylan Kelly (Kal) + 1.715 (Q1)


Regardless of nursing a shoulder damage, Deniz Öncü (Crimson Bull KTM Tech3) produced the products in a tough Moto3 Q2 session in Rimini to say pole place with a 1:42.448. The Turk beat Daniel Holgado (Crimson Bull KTM Ajo) by simply 0.023s and third place Diogo Moreira (MT Helmets – MSI) by 0.024s in a rain-effected 15-minute Q2.

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It was one other pole for Deniz Oncu in Moto3.

2022 San Marino Moto3 Outcomes—Saturday

1 Deniz Öncü (KTM) 1:42.448
2 Daniel Holgado (KTM) + 0.023
3 Diogo Moreira (KTM) + 0.024
4 Ryusei Yamanaka (KTM) + 0.040
5 Izan Guevara (GASGAS) + 0.161


Dominique Aegerter (Dynavolt Intact GP MotoE) has received the 2022 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup title after he completed second and Eric Granado (LCR E-Group) crashed in race one at Misano. Mattia Casadei (Pons Racing 40) took victory on the day on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli however Aegerter claimed the most important prize. His outcome gave him an unassailable 37.5-point lead with one race to go this season after Granado was unable to attain regardless of remounting and making it to the end.

2022 San Marino MotoGP News and Results
Dominique Aegerter took third in 2020, second in 2021, and is now the MotoE World Cup Champion.

2022 San Marino MotoE Outcomes—Race One

1 Mattia Casadei (Ene)
2 Dominique Aegerter (Ene) + 0.134
3 Matteo Ferrari (Ene) + 0.188
4 Jordi Torres (Ene) + 0.288
5 Alex Escrig (Ene) + 5.086

2022 San Marino MotoGP Information—Friday

Martin reacts to Ducati snub

Jorge Martin questioned the necessity for Ducati to create “a conflict” between himself and Enea Bastianini for the second seat within the manufacturing unit crew in 2023, a battle he misplaced.

The Spaniard mentioned he felt Ducati administration had misplaced some confidence in his talents throughout a shaky season, when he has scored simply two podiums in 13 races, a run that contributed to Bastianini gaining the sting.

2022 San Marino MotoGP News and Results Friday Martin
Jorge Martin was lower than impressed with Ducati’s inside conflict between himself and Bastianini.

“I feel it’s not good even for Enea or for me, this conflict they create, the media and even…. lots of people was speaking. However I imply, I simply attempt to make my good outcomes. I undergo somewhat bit initially of the season. Then from Barcelona I began to be fairly constant. I did a podium there additionally, so I don’t suppose it’s good for the riders as a result of it’s not simple and also you not carry out to your one hundred pc.

“I simply felt it as a result of, you recognize, we began talking about 2023 after which I felt like they did a step again. In order that’s why I inform I really feel like they missed some confidence in myself.”

Gardner: KTM broke my coronary heart

Remy Gardner gave an impassioned description of a tumultuous week that adopted the Austrian Grand Prix, the place he was knowledgeable that his providers wouldn’t be required by KTM in 2023.

He was informed “Saturday afternoon in Austria.” The information got here as a shock. “Wasn’t anticipating it to be trustworthy. I’ve all the time given one hundred pc and, sadly, I don’t suppose it was ok for the usual. They mentioned I used to be not skilled sufficient.”

2022 San Marino MotoGP News and Results Friday Gardner
Remy Gardner went from being World Champion to out of a job in lower than a 12 months.

The Australian understandably felt arduous executed by.

“I felt like perhaps there’s not an appreciation for the world championship I introduced them as nicely. I imply, I used to be simply giving my greatest on a regular basis and I assume it wasn’t ok. It’s positively arduous to take, after preventing so a few years and with a whole lot of accidents and preventing with not perhaps the most effective equipment and eventually managed to truly kick a aim and win a championship… [then] to only have just one 12 months in MotoGP breaks my coronary heart.

He has a number of gives to return to Moto2 subsequent 12 months, however stays not sure what his subsequent transfer is. “I simply really feel somewhat bit deceived by the world of bikes in the mean time. That’s why I’m not likely positive even what I wish to do subsequent 12 months.”

Bagnaia hit with penalty

Kind man Francesco Bagnaia was hit with a 3 place grid penalty for some careless using throughout FP1. The Italian wrongly felt he had completed the session, sat up and held up two riders behind, together with Alex Marquez.

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Francesco Bagnaia apologizing to Alex Marquez. He’ll take a three-place grid penalty in consequence.

Surprisingly, the title contender was accepting of the penalty. “I feel it’s appropriate. I completely agree with the penalty. I did a mistake, I assumed that was already completed, that I already took the checkered flag. However I didn’t, so I did a mistake. I already ask for forgiveness to the Stewards and say is OK, it’s appropriate.

“I additionally requested why three grid and never lengthy lap. They informed me it’s as a result of it’s the primary time you do. So for the primary time you had like a warning, that’s grid place penalty, after which the lengthy lap.

“So I agree with them. And it’s the one means attainable to have a step when it comes to pay extra consideration on this state of affairs.”



Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP) set a 1:31.517 in MotoGP FP2 to finish day one on the 2022 San Marino MotoGP because the quickest rider on monitor, with the Italian beating 2023 teammate Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Group) by 0.114s. Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Group) made it a Desmosedici 1-2-3 on Friday afternoon, the highest three cut up by 0.185s.

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Enea Bastianini shadowed his 2023 teammate Francesco Bagnaia to take P1 on Friday.

Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Ducati) headed the fourth place on Friday forward of World Champion Fabio Quartararo (Monster Power Yamaha) and Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro, the trio are sat inside half a second of Bastianini heading into Saturday’s motion. Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing), Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing Group) and Franco Morbidelli (Monster Power Yamaha MotoGP) have been late improvers to pounce into the highest 10, and with the climate wanting unsure, it may show essential when it comes to computerized Q2 promotion.

2022 San Marino MotoGP Outcomes—Friday

1 Enea Bastianini (Duc) 1:31.517
2 Francesco Bagnaia (Duc) + 0.114
3 Jack Miller (Duc) + 0.185
4 Johann Zarco (Duc) + 0.320
5 Fabio Quartararo (Yam) + 0.326
6 Maverick Viñales (Apr) + 0.365
7 Aleix Espargaro (Apr) + 0.412
8 Jorge Martin (Duc) + 0.649
9 Marco Bezzecchi (Duc) + 0.674
10 Franco Morbidelli (Yam) + 0.725


Because of his 1:36.573 in Moto2 FP1, Celestino Vietti (Mooney VR46 Racing Group) topped the standings on Friday in San Marino regardless of a crash within the closing phases of FP2. Alonso Lopez (+Ego Pace Up) is 0.024s in arrears of Vietti’s time and rounding out the highest three is veteran wildcard Mattia Pasini (Inde GASGAS Aspar Group) – the Italian additionally crashed within the afternoon session.

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Celestino Vietti topped Moto2 on Friday regardless of a crash.

2022 San Marino Moto2 Outcomes—Friday

1 Celestino Vietti (Kal) 1:36.573
2 Alonso Lopez (Bos) + 0.024
3 Mattia Pasini (Kal) + 0.095
4 Augusto Fernandez (Kal) + 0.097
5 Jake Dixon (Kal) + 0.119
19 Joe Roberts (Kal) +  0.779
26 Cameron Beaubier (Kal) + 1.497
31 Sean Dylan Kelly (Kal) +2.508


Leopard Racing’s Dennis Foggia has marked himself as an early favourite in Moto3 at Misano after prevailing by a margin of 0.382 seconds in FP2.

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P1 for Dennis Foggia on Friday at Misano.

‘The Rocket’ lived as much as his nickname by setting a 1:41.608 across the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli when nobody else may go any higher than a 1:41.990. That was Sterilgarda Husqvarna Max’s Ayumu Sasaki, the race winner a fortnight in the past on the Crimson Bull Ring, whereas Tatsuki Suzuki was a full 0.546 seconds off the tempo after the second Friday session on the opposite Leopard Racing Honda.

2022 San Marino Moto3 Outcomes—Friday

1 Dennis Foggia (Hon) 1:41.608
2 Ayumu Sasaki (Hus) + 0.382
3 Tatsuki Suzuki (Hon) + 0.546
4 Sergio Garcia (GASGAS) + 0.550
5 John McPhee (Hus) + 0.670

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