Moto GP – US GP – Race
A warn sunny day at Austin, Tx. As the riders get ready to start the round 4 of the Moto GP championship at “Circuit of the Americas”
The race went underway with Jack Miller taking the first place from Jorge Martin after the Aussie made a clean overtake at the brake of turn 1, with both riders started a fierce battle on the first laps of the race, a notable outcome saw Marc Marquez struggling to pick up speed and being 17th at the start of lap 2
As Miller and Martin fight for the lead, another Ducati battle was developing between Bagnaia, Zarco and Bastianini for the last spot on the podium, meanwhile Quartararo, Rins and Mir were on the hunt at the front group. Marco Bezzecchi was the first retirement of the race.
Several battles were developing on the middle of the standings, as Alex Rins started to close the gap on Quartararo, eventually making a move on the current champion anf started to cut the gap with the Ducatis ahead. meanwhile at the back, Marc Marquez started to climb some positions and the Spaniard was riding on 10th. Alex Marquez was the 2nd incident of the race.
As Miller attempted to create a gap at the lead, Jorge Martin and Johann Zarco went on a fierce battle on 2nd. As on the battle for 3rd, Alex Rins joined Francesco Bagnaia and Enea Bastianini, as the Gresini Ducati put some strong laps in order to catch up the leaders.
Half of the race has passed, with some of the Ducatis started to lose the pace, as Bagnaia and Zarco looked with bigger lap diference compared to current race leade Jack Miller and fastest rider on track, Marc Marquez going 7th after overtaking both Aleix and Pol Espargaro.
Top 3 was Miller, Bastianini and Rins with a few laps to go, the Gresin Bike was flying on track and and went for the lead after a big move on the Ducati of Jack Miller. Meanwhile a battle ntensifies as Marc Marquez, Fabio Quartararo and Jorge Martin fight for the 6th place.
At the end, Enea Bastianini didn’t have much trouble to take the bike home and grab the 2nd win of the season, as a late battle saw Alex Rins taking 2nd on the last moment and demoting Jack Miller to 3rd place.
1. Enea Bastianini /// 2. Alex Rins /// 3. Jack Miller
4. Joan Mir /// 5. Francesco Bagnaia /// 6. Marc Marquez
7. Fabio Quartararo /// 8. Jorge Martín /// 9. Johann Zarco
10. Maverick Viñales /// 11. Aleix Espargaro /// 12. Brad Binder
13. Pol Espargaro /// 14. Takaaki Nakagami /// 15. Andrea Dovizioso
16. Franco Morbidelli /// 17. Luca Marini ///18. Miguel Oliveira
19. Raul Fernandez /// 20. Remy Gardner /// 21. Fabio Di Giannantonio /// 22. Darryn Binder
Big result for Enea Bastianini, as the Itslian reclaims the championship leader and keeps being considered as a strong candidate for a main Ducati for the next season. Remarkable performance for Marc Marquez as the Spaniard recovered a 6th place after being 24th at a moment. The calendar gets for the first time to Europe, for the Portuguese GP on 2 weeks.