All rider photos sourced from MotoGP.com
We are slowly crawling our way through the gap week between GPs as fans impatiently await the San Marino Grand Prix. To fill the empty void that many MotoGP followers are feeling by now, the Grand Prix Scout team is here to get you educated, excited and prepared for the upcoming race.
Today we’re keeping it short and sweet (per usual) with the top three ranked riders going into the San Marino GP. We’re not talking ranked as in championship point rankings, we’re talking Super Combined Index ranked. If you’re unfamiliar with this relatively new index, let me explain.
Our team has developed numerous indexing systems, constantly working to provide you with the most accurate and relevant indexes for circuits and riders. The new Super Combined Index takes into account historical performance on any given circuit but handicaps it by current season performance. Brilliant.
So while someone like Jorge Lorenzo who dominated a handful of circuits in the past few years may have superior historical indexes, he will be held accountable for his current season performance and ultimately penalized. Same goes for riders such as Valentino Rossi who has previously always been in the top 5 but now floats around the top 10 more often than not.
So, which three riders rank highest for projected San Marino Grand Prix 2019 performance?
#1 Alex Rins
#2 Marc Marquez
#3 Jack Miller