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British MotoGP: Bagnaia wins to reignite title combat | Autocar India

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Vinales and Miller accomplished the rostrum, with simply 0.614 seconds overlaying the highest three.

Francesco Bagnaia continues clawing his approach again into championship competition after successful the British GP. There was a spot of solely 0.614 secs between the three podium finishers after 20 laps of racing at Silverstone, with Maverick Vinales and Jack Miller taking second and third locations, respectively.

  • Bagnaia continues his race win streak
  • Pole-sitter Zarco out on lap 12
  • Quartararo leads championship by 22 factors

Double podium for Ducati

Polesitter Johann Zarco had a great shot at lastly clinching his maiden MotoGP victory. However possibilities of that have been washed away when he crashed on lap 5.

Bagnaia took the lead from Alex Rins on lap 12 and Miller made it a Ducati manufacturing facility prime two on lap 14. However Vinales overtook Rins on lap 17 and Miller on lap 18 to safe second place. The Aprilia Racing rider made a final try for the win on the penultimate lap however couldn’t make the transfer final for lengthy and needed to accept second.

With this, Bagnaia is now 49 factors behind reigning world champion and present championship chief Fabio Quartararo. The Ducati rider has now scored 4 wins within the final seven races, however he is confronted a difficult time with retirements within the remaining three.

Quartararo eighth after long-lap penalty

Gresini Racing’s Enea Bastianini was fourth, adopted by Pramac’s Jorge Martin, KTM’s Miguel Oliveira and Suzuki’s Alex Rins. Quartararo needed to serve a long-lap penalty in Silverstone, handed to him after he collided with chief title rival Aleix Espargaro in Assen, however managed to complete eighth, simply forward of the latter. 

Marco Bezzecchi accomplished the highest 10 for Mooney VR46 Racing Group.

2022 MotoGP Championship standings

Quartararo nonetheless leads the championship by 22 factors from Espargaro. Bagnaia has labored again to maintain himself in title competition with a string of race wins lately. He is now 27 factors behind Espargaro and 49 factors behind Quartararo.

2022 British MotoGP outcomes

2022 British GP outcomes
Pos Rider Group
1 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati
2 Maverick Vinales Aprilia
3 Jack Miller Ducati
4 Enea Bastianini Gresini Racing
5 Jorge Martin Pramac
6 Miguel Oliveira KTM
7 Alex Rins Suzuki
8 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha
9 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia
10 Marco Bezzecchi Mooney VR46 Racing
11 Brad Binder KTM
12 Luca Marini Mooney VR46 Racing
13 Takaaki Nakagami LCR Honda
14 Pol Espargaro Repsol Honda
15 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha
16 Andrea Dovizioso WithU Yamaha RNF
17 Alex Marquez LCR Honda
18 Remy Gardner Tech3 KTM
19 Stefan Bradl Repsol Honda
20 Darryn Binder WithU Yamaha RNF
21 Raul Fernandez Tech3 KTM
22 Fabio Di Ginnantonio Gresini Racing
NC Joan Mir Suzuki
NC Johann Zarco Pramac

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