Moto GP – Austrian GP – Race
10th round of the Moto GP calendar saw the riders took the grid for this year’s Austrian GP, with warn conditions on track, it was an expected feast for the Ducati bikes at the long straights of the Red Bull Ring
Lights were off and the race was underway, with a clean start compared to yesterday’s sprint race, as Bagnaia and Binder blast away from the rest of the grid, meanwhile a small group formed at the battle for 3rd, between Jack Miller, Alex Marquez, Marco Bezzecchi and Luca Marini. Terrible start for Maverick Viñales who fell on the order to 11th and Jorge Martin took a long lap penalty, after being found guilty of yesterday’s first lap incident.
As race develops, much didn’t happen at the front as Binder started to saw his pace fade away compared to the dominant display of the Ducati of Bagnaia. As the laps passed by, the gap was increasing. Meanwhile, both Viñales and Martin went on their comeback mode, as both riders were climbing positions at the standings.
As for the battle for 3th, it was Bezzecchi who was able to climb position against Marini and Alex Marquez, with the last one showing some resitance and fight back for 3rd place, with the Italian was able to recover the last spot of the podium.
1. Francesco Bagnaia /// 2. Brad Binder /// 3. Marco Bezzecchi
4. Luca Marini /// 5. Alex Márquez /// 6. Maverick Viñales
7. Jorge Martin /// 8. Fabio Quatararo /// 9. Aleix Espargaro
10. Enea Bastianini /// 11. Franco Morbidelli /// 12. Marc Marquez
13. Johann Zarco /// 14. Enea Bastianini /// 15. Jack Miller
16. Pol Espargaro /// 17. Takaaki Nakagami///18. Takaaki Nakagami
19. Lorenzo Savadori /// 20. Iker Lecuona
With the race coming to an end, it was a super dominant display for the Ducati rider, who keeps getting closer for the back to back championship, as the gap gets extended against Bezzecchi and Martin. Next round goes to Catalunya, in 2 weeks.