28/09/2021

Heading to Austin/Texas with unforgettable memories

For the fourth-last race of the season, the LIQUI MOLY Intact GP team is travelling to the Circuit of the Americas in the USA, where the racing team enjoyed a weekend of supreme success in 2019. These unforgettable memories should give riders Marcel Schrötter and Tony Arbolino extra power this week.

Marcel Schrötter played a major role in the Moto2 team's success story two years ago, when the MotoGP circus last stayed at COTA in Austin in the Lone Star State of Texas. Starting from pole position, he battled it out with his then teammate Tom Lüthi for the winner's trophy. As a fabulous second, the German finally rounded off the double victory for the German racing team.

The excitement of returning to the 5.5-kilometre Texas racetrack is therefore great. Ranked ninth in the Championship standings, the Top5 is not yet out of reach for the 28-year-old and remains his declared goal.

For Tony Arbolino, too, the track has favorite status. Especially the uphill passage at the end of the start-finish straight with a subsequent sharp left turn offers a lot of fun and goosebumps. The 21-year-old is therefore extremely excited to go full throttle with his Moto2 Kalex on one of the most spectacular tracks in the world and try to build on his progress of the past two race weekends in Aragon and Misano.

SCHEDULE
Grand Prix of the Americas

Friday, 01st October 2021
Moto3 / FP1 / 09:00 - 09:40 (16:00 – 16:40 CET)
MotoGP / FP1 / 09:55 - 10:40 (16:55 – 17:40 CET)
Moto2 / FP1 / 10:55 - 11:35 (17:55 – 18:35 CET)
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Moto3 / FP2 / 13:15 - 13:55 (20:15 – 20:55 CET)
MotoGP / FP2 / 14:10 - 14:55 (21:10 – 21:55 CET)
Moto2 / FP2 / 15:10 - 15:50 (22:10 – 22:50 CET)

Saturday, 02nd October 2021
Moto3 / FP3 / 09:00 - 09:40 (16:00 – 16:40 CET)
MotoGP / FP3 / 09:55 - 10:40 (16:55 – 17:40 CET)
Moto2 / FP3 / 10:55 - 11:35 (17:55 – 18:35 CET)
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Moto3 / QP1 / 12:35 - 12:50 (19:35 – 19:50 CET)
Moto3 / QP2 / 13:00 - 13:15 (20:00 – 20:15 CET)
MotoGP / FP4/ 13:30 - 14:00 (20:30 – 21:00 CET)
MotoGP / Q1 / 14:10 - 14:25 (21:10 – 21:25 CET)
MotoGP / Q2 / 14:35 - 14:50 (21:35 – 21:50 CET)
Moto2 / QP1 / 15:10 - 15:25 (22:10 – 22:25 CET)
Moto2 / QP2 / 15:35 - 15:50 (22:35 – 22:50 CET)

Sunday, 03rd October 2021
Moto3 / WARM-UP / 08:40 - 09:00 (15:40 – 16:00 CET)
Moto2 / WARM-UP / 09:10 - 09:30 (16:10 – 16:30 CET)
MotoGP / WARM-UP / 09:40 - 10:00 (16:40 – 17:00 CET)
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Moto3 / RACE / 11:00 (18:00 CET)
Moto2 / RACE / 12:20 (19:20 CET) (18 laps)
MotoGP / RACE / 14:00 (21:00 CET)