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Austria: Red Bull Ring becomes MotoGP's fastest circuit

Andrea Dovizioso sets an average lap speed of 185.9km/h per hour.
The Red Bull Ring officially became the fastest circuit on the current MotoGP calendar on Friday afternoon.

Despite a modification to the final corner, Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso set an average speed of 185.9km/h (115.6mph) around the 4.318km circuit.

That beats the 182.1km/h (113.2mph) pole record at Australia's Phillip Island track.

Dovizioso's team-mate Andrea Iannone set an unofficial average speed of 187.1km/h (116.3mph) at the recent test, before the change to Turn 10 and redesigned Michelin rear tyres.

By Peter McLaren





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