For any racer his home race is the most toughest on calendar, as everyone's expectation rises. The racers do love the attention and support, which is provided by their fans and supporters.
MotoGP paddock has now arrived at Misano GP, which is the home race for current Championship leader. It is also the home race for Ducati and their Italian riders who are keen to impress.
Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez are keen to finish ahead of Valentino Rossi are ruin his celebration. Currently the Spanish riders on their Yamaha and Honda are considerably quicker than ‘The Doctor'.
Movistar Yamaha has provided Jorge Lorenzo with aerodynamic winglets, which has helped him a bit. Valentino Rossi will be testing it out during Saturday practice and is expected to improve his pace.
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez would like a podium finish after his disappointing crash at British GP. Dani Pedrosa is currently third fastest overall and would like to continue with his current form.
Ducati is searching for the elusive GP win and many expect it to come here at Misano where they have tested extensively. Both Andrea Iannone and Andrea Dovizioso have proved they can run with the top teams, a win here would boost the team and their morale.