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MotoGP Italy: Times, schedule, how to watch, weather and lap record

The seventh round of the MotoGP season is approaching, with the riders descending on Tuscany at the Mugello Circuit.

Francesco Bagnaia made up some valuable ground on the leaders with a stellar performance to take the win last time out in Catalonia, although a strong showing from Jorge Martin keeps him 39 points clear at the top of the championship.


Italian Grand Prix times and schedule

Practice times

Free Practice One: Friday 31st May, 10:45 (09:45 UK Time)
Practice: Friday 31st May, 15:00 (14:00 UK Time)
Free Practice Two: Saturday 1st June, 10:10 (09:10 UK Time)

Qualifying times

Qualifying One: Saturday 1st June, 10:50 (09:50 UK Time)
Qualifying Two: Saturday 1st June, 11:15 (10:15 UK Time)

Sprint time

Saturday 1st June, 15:00 (14:00 UK Time)

Race time

Sunday 2nd June, 14:00 (13:00 UK Time)

How to watch the Italian Grand Prix and TV channel

TNT Sports and discovery+ are the home of the Moto GP on TV, the race coverage will be available to watch at midday in the UK on those channels.

The highlights will be shown post-race on ITV4 on Sunday 2nd June.

Latest prediction, tips and odds ahead of the Italian MotoGP Grand Prix.

Last year’s Italian Grand Prix winner and podium (2023)

1st - Francesco Bagnaia - Aprilia Racing Team
2nd - Jorge Martin - Aprilia Racing Team
3rd - Johann Zarco - LCR Honda

Italian Grand Prix most wins

Valentino Rossi has won the Italian Grand Prix more than any other rider in the MotoGP classification, it is the Italian icon's home race, so it's no doubt a record that he holds close to his heart.

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo is a close second, with six MotoGP wins at the Mugello Circuit.

Italian Grand Prix lap length

Tucked away in the picturesque region of Tuscany, the Mugello Circuit has a lap length of 5.245 km (3.259 mi) and features 15 corners.

Italian Grand Prix lap record

The all-time MotoGP lap record at the Mugello Circuit was set by Italian native Francesco Bagnaia in 2022. Pecco set a time of 1:46.588 on his Ducati Desmosedici GP22.

Italian Grand Prix track temperature

The track is expected to reach temperatures between 19°C (66°F) to 24°C (75°F) in Tuscany this weekend due to a primarily sunny forecast.

Italian Grand Prix weather forecast

Tuscany, for the most part, is expected to remain dry and warm this weekend for the Italian Grand Prix, barring one potentially rainy session.

Friday - Sunny with light cloud coverage, temperature during FP1 and practice is expected to be around 19°C (66°F) to 21°C (70°F), with little to no wind.

Saturday - Saturday morning brings bright sunshine and 21°C (70°F) temperatures for FP2, Q1 and Q2. However, while temperatures are expected to reach 24°C (75°F) in the early afternoon, rain is due, which will play a big part in the sprint at 14:00. There is no wind expected all day.

Sunday - Race day could go either way at the moment, the warm up is expected to see sunshine with light cloud coverage. However, there will be both sunny and rainy spells during the race, with no wind and temperatures of 22°C (72°F).

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