Italian Moto GP: Francesco Bagnaia imposed himself as Fabio Quartararo

Francesco Bagnaia won the Italian Grand Prix this Sunday at the Mugello circuit. The Italian wins ahead of the Frenchman Fabio Quartararo who, despite a lack of top speed, will be able to be satisfied with his result. The reigning world champion is doing well in the general classification. Quartararo widens the gap following the falls of Bastianini and Rins.

Started from 5th position, “PeccoBagnaia got off to a good start and used the power of his official Ducati to quickly catch up with his less experienced compatriots who started from the front row (By Giannantonio, Bezzecchi, Marini).

It took just eight laps for the 25-year-old to take the lead and not let go. Two weeks after his mistake and his fall at the Grand Prix de France, he won his sixth victory in MotoGP, in front of tifosi who expected no less.

It’s amazing to win here“, he savored.

In its wake, Quarterlyalso starting from the second row (6th), maintained a constant threat, finishing on a fine second place a weekend which had started with difficulty with a “lack of feeling” during the tests.

It was the best race of my career, I had an incredible start. I had nothing to lose, but it was a great race“, even estimated the Niçois.

The world championship leader extends his lead to eight points over Aleix Espargaro. Johann Zarco (Ducati-Pramac) takes fourth place.

The six-time Spanish world champion Marc Marquez finished 10th for his last race before a long break to have another operation on his right arm, fractured in the summer of 2020.

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MotoGP will already be back next week with the Catalunya Grand Prix.