The Aragon Grand Prix is a motorcycle racing event as a part of the Grand Prix motorcycling
calendar. The first ever edition was held in 2010 to replace the Hungarian Grand Prix.
The Track – Motorland Aragon
The Ciudad del Motor de Aragon, also known as Motorland Aragon is located in Alcaniz,
Spain. The facility has been designed to incorporate a technology park, a sports area and a
leisure and culture area. The Motorland Aragon was declared as a replacement for the
Balatonring on the 2010 MotoGP calendar.
The 5.344 km long track has been designed in conjunction with German and British
architects. Formula One driver and Ferrari test driver Pedro de la Rosa was a supporting
consultant on the project.
Spanish rider Pol Esparagaro won the first ever 125 cc championship at the Motorland
Aragon in 2010. Andrea Iannone was the first racer to win the Moto2 championship in the
same year. While Ducati’s Casey Stoner won the first ever MotoGP in 2010 at the Motorland
Aragon race track.
Riders from Spain
There are currently 10 riders from Spain riding in this year’s grid. Jorge Lorenzo and Marc
Marquez are the top performing Spaniards.
Most successful riders
There have been 5 riders to dominate the Motorland Aragon. Marc Marquez leads the
charts with a total of four wins. The second place is shared by four other riders; Casey
Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo, Pol Espargaro, Nicholas Terol, who have two wins each under their
Latest from the Aragon GP
The most major development from the Aragon GP is that the KTM rider Espargaro is out of
the championship resulting from a collarbone fracture.
Marc Marquez will be looking to get back to winning ways to continue his march to a fifth
Jorge Lorenzo has been able to take his fourth pole of the 2018 MotoGP season at Aragon,
while Valentino Rossi have moved to 18 th on the grid.