Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain rides his bike during a free practice session at the MotoGP World Championship.
Marc Marquez

Defending champion and Honda rider, Marc Marquez comes into the Catalunya MotoGP Grand Prix as the favourite to win at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Where to Watch Live

The first practice session of the Italian MotoGP Grand Prix starts at 8am BST, with BT Sport 2 and BT Sports 2 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 12pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Circuit de Catalunya
  • First MotoGP Race: 1996
  • Circuit Length: 4.727 km
  • Number of Laps: 25
  • Race Distance: 118.2 km
  • Most Wins: Valentino Rossi (9)
  • 2013 Winner: Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha)
  • 2013 Pole: Dani Pedrosa (Honda)

Rider's Championship Review

Defending champion Marquez has further strengthened his position at the top after registering his sixth win of the season. The Spaniard sits on top with 150 points. Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is in the second spot, trailing the Honda rider by 53 points.

Marquez's teammate Dani Pedrosa is one point behind Rossi in the third spot. Jorge Lorenzo is fourth with 65 points.