MotoGp Catalunya: Pecco Bagnaia breaks curse, three Ducatis on podium

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First win in Catalonia for Pecco Bagnaia

Pecco Bagnaia won the Catalunya Grand Prix of the MotoGp class, imposing himself for the first time in his career on the Montmeló circuit and taking a nice revenge after the crash that caused his retirement on Saturday during the Sprint Race. The world champion led to victory the first of three Ducatis on the podium: in second place is in fact Jorge Martin (Pramac), third è instead Marc Marquez (Gresini Racing), after a brilliant comeback from fourteenth place on the grid.

The number 93 battled to the end, to finish among the top three, with Aleix Espargaró, fourth on his Aprilia. Fifth was Fabio Di Giannantonio (Ducati VR46), completing the Top 10 were Raul Fernandez (Aprilia Trackhouse), Alex Marquez (Ducati Gresini), Brad Binder (KTM), Enea Bastianini (Ducati) and Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha).

In the points zone, they follow in eleventh place Miguel Oliveira (Aprilia Trackhouse), twelfth Marco Bezzecchi (Ducati VR46), thirteenth Maverick Viñales (Aprilia), fourteenth Pedro Acosta (crashed while fighting for the top positions with his GasGas Tech3 team KTM) and fifteenth Takaaki Nakagami (Honda LCR).

Closing out the race with zero rainbow points were Joan Mir (Honda), Johann Zarco (Honda LCR), Luca Marini (Honda), Stefan Bradl (Honda, wild card) and Alex Rins (Yamaha), ranked 16th to 20th. Withdrawn, however, were Franco Morbidelli (Ducati Pramac), Augusto Fernandez (KTM GasGas) and Jack Miller (KTM).

In the overall standings, Jorge Martin remains first with 155 points while Pecco Bagnaia climbs to second place, at 116, bypassing Marc Marquez, third with 114. The'only other rider above 100 points è Enea Bastianini, who with today&#39s ninth place reached 101.

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