The weekend at the Jerez circuit in Spain ends in the best possible way for our Suomy rider Pecco Bagnaia, who gives an incredible performance in Sunday’s race and crosses the finish line in first position.
Starting with the fifth fastest time, Pecco immediately manages to gain two positions, getting behind Jack Miller and overtaking him shortly after. However, the race direction judges his overtaking maneuver unfair and forces our Suomy rider to give the position to the Australian rider.
Pecco does not lose concentration and gains the second position again behind Brad Binder, on whom Pecco reduces the gap until he overtakes him with five laps to go.
An important victory for Pecco in order to redeem himself after two rather disappointing races and return to the lead of the general classification.
Our Suomy rider is now 22 points ahead of his pursuer Marco Bezzecchi, a distance that Pecco was able to lengthen also thanks to the second place obtained in the Sprint Race on Saturday at Jerez circuit.
“Considering how the weekend had started, this may be my best win in MotoGP. The tussle was really incredible, and I had a lot of fun. We learned a lot from this GP, and it can help us grow as a team. Friday was a difficult day, but my team did an incredible job of allowing me to regain a good feeling with the bike. They understood my requests well, and today, thanks to the latest changes on the Desmosedici GP, we were able to win. Doing it here was really special, given the great warmth of the fans, so I’m thrilled.”
Francesco Bagnaia – 1st
World Standings P. 1
A weekend of positive feelings also in Moto3: our Suomy rider Romano Fenati can be satisfied.At the Jerez circuit he shows a great pace with consistently fast laps. The rider from Ascoli is unable to catch up with the leading group, but finishes the race in eleventh position, gaining five points.
Romano Fenati – 11th
World Standings P. 18
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13 May – 14 May
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