Amazing solo victory by Marco Bezzecchi, ahead of Jorge Martin and Johann Zarco. Francesco Bagnaia and Maverick Viñales out after a contact that led the two to jostle in the sand; out Luca Marini and behind him Alex Marquez: it went very luxurious; Marc Marquez crashed on the penultimate lap while he was an excellent third. Fourth Augusto Fernandez with the KTM, fifth Aleix Espargaro with the Aprilia. Danilo Petrucci 11th behind Franco Morbidelli and in front of Lorenzo Savadori. Race for me in some respects hallucinating, how much tension: vote 6
14 maggio 2023
Le Mans – Welcome to the bumper cars. Sincerely I find it hard to get excitedeven if i overtaking is not lackingadrenaline is a thousand. But they were there in the first half of the GP contacts, wrong maneuvers, exaggerated gambles: and this the show? Why does it happen regularly in every race? I have my theory: the new formulawhich I personally contest from the first day, exasperates spirits, prevents riders from fixing the bike. Of course it’s just my opinion, the debate is open.
Instead, it is not an opinion, but a certainty strength and speed Of Marco Bezzecchicapable of triumphing despite having to give up a position after being penalized for having led Marc Marquez wide during the eighth lap.
But Bezzecchi had another speedpicked up the pace, took the lead on lap 11 with a great overtaking on Jack Miller at turn two and then he pulled away to have a 4”256 lead at the finish line. Applause, goosebumps for a guy who had already won in Argentina, but in the wet. Here, he triumphed in the dry and nobody gave him anything.
Bagnaia/Vinales what a contact
And key episode on the fifth lap, when there was a change of direction between nine and ten a contact between Maverick Viñaleswho was making a strong comeback and Francis Bagnaiaat that time third.
The dynamics, as I see it live (therefore to be reviewed): Vinales slips in, goes a little wide, Bagnaia enters, but in the change of direction he finds himself on the outside. The two touch.
Let’s put it this way: for me, Vinales could do nothing to me it seems more responsibility of Pecco. It must be said that it is a point where the riders, given how they are placed, cannot see each other and for this reason both have a reaction of anger in the sand: they are both convinced they are right. It degenerates at the start, Vinales pushes Bagnaia (who is down), Pecco reacts. Then the two clear up, but the race obviously ends for both.
What a challenge Marquez/Martin
Outside two sure protagoniststhe race is lived on the challenge between Marc Marquez e George Martinwhile however it is avoided for a hair the tragedy when Luca Marini he lost control of his Ducati and it was centered by Alex Marquez.
I repeat, it went very well: Marini is currently at the medical center for checks.
Let’s go back to Marquez and Martin who had to come back after losing ground. There challenge between the two is of very high level with overtaking and counter-overtaking. Handsome. On the penultimate lap, Martin enters at seven, Marquez tries to resist but ends up on the ground. Marc did one anyway great racethere is no discussion about this.
Fernandez cousin KTM
Brad Binder was penalized by another outgoing contact: is relegated to 16th position, remounted as much as he could, but then had to serve a Long Lap Penalty for cutting the chicane at nine. He closes sixth, while Jack Miller, after having been in the lead for a long time, crashes while in seventh. So, incredibly, the first KTM across the finish line is that of a very good Augusto Fernandezquarto.
Here are the Austrian leaders to start talking about Fernandez’s future: just a coincidence? In any case, very good. In fifth place Aleix Espargarowho made a nice comebackspinning hard.
Petrucci at points
Petruccithanks to the falls, closed in 11th placeat 29”735: he took just over a second per lap. Well done Daniel! 12th Lorenzo Savadori.
At 19 directed with Livio Suppo to comment on what happened at Le Mans.
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