Repsol Honda Team ready for 2017 MotoGP season opener in Qatar

Repsol Honda Team ready for 2017 MotoGP season opener in Qatar

Defending World Champion Marc Marquez and teammate Dani Pedrosa have arrived at Losail for the opening race of the 69th FIM MotoGP World Championship season. The only night race on the calendar and the only event to feature three days of practice, the Qatar GP will see the MotoGP FP1 session start at 7:55 p.m. on Thursday, with the race starting at 9 p.m. on Sunday night.

Following a promising preseason during which they worked on development of the RC213V in Malaysia, Australia, Jerez and finally in Qatar itself two weeks ago, Marquez and Pedrosa look forward to the first race of the year and are prepared to do their utmost to achieve the best possible results on Sunday.

Marc and Dani will compete with OZ Made in Italy wheels, which enable the highest performance and at the same time guarantee lightness, strength and structural rigidity record.