The people from Nice, who led the race from start to finish, reached the finish line with a lead of six seconds!
Sacred operation in the Championship
Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) could not have dreamed of a better Sunday. In his favorite route, ‘El Diablo’, indeed, will have dominated the debates. Even better: Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team), who had been formidable for a few races, got stuck in the first corner and Aleix Espargaró (Aprilia Racing) missed the podium on the last lap, convinced that the Gran Award was over. As a result, his lead in the Championship is 22 points instead of eight.
Summary: A bit of French air in Catalonia
To tell the truth, Niçois will have negotiated his exit perfectly, immediately taking orders that he will never leave again. He will count six seconds ahead of the competition.
A race ended prematurely for Bagnaia
Behind, there was an early incident at the first corner: Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) lost control of his RCV. Which embarked on his downfall the unfortunate Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team).
Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing Team), Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing MotoGP™), Fabio Di Giannantonio (Gresini Racing MotoGP™) and Stefan Bradl (Repsol Honda Team) will also take to the mat.
The deception of A. Espargaró
For his part, Jorge Martín (Prima Pramac Racing) got ahead of Aleix Espargaró. Number 41, however, was to return his own coin seven loops later. No matter, the Prima Pramac Racing driver tried his luck again on the 16the passage a maneuver that paid off and allowed Johann Zarco (Prima Pramac Racing) to return to his level… or at least temporarily.
Catalunya GP: The conference after the race!
Quartararo’s lone rider
In the end, Fabio Quartararo distinguished himself ahead of the two men from Prima Pramac Racing; his second win of the year, his tenth in the premier class. Joan Mir and Aleix Espargaró were fourth and fifth. Luca Marini inherited the sixth position. Maverick Viñales finished in his wake. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) and Alex Márquez (LCR Honda Castrol) completed the Top 10.
The next race will be held in two weeks in Germany.
1. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™)
2. Jorge Martin (Premium Pramac Racing) + 6,473
3. Johann Zarco (Premium Pramac Racing) + 8,385
4. Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) + 11,481
5. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing) + 14,395
6. Luca Marini (Mooney VR46 Racing Team) + 15,430
7. Maverick Vinales (Aprilia Racing) + 15,975
8. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 21,436
9. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) + 26,800
10. Alex Marquez (CRL Honda Castrol) + 30,460
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