Bagnaia wins in a tremendous ending

Bagnaia lifts the trophy for the winner of the San Marino Grand Prix. / Reuters

San Marino GP

The Italian beat his countryman Bastianini by thousandths to continue in the fight for the championship


The Italian Pecco Bagnaia won the San Marino Grand Prix in a spectacular finish, managing to maintain first place by thousandths of a second over his Pisan Enea Bastianini, who was on the podium for the fourth time this season. The triumph of the Turinese came to endorse the great moment he is going through, getting his consecutive victory card, being the first Ducati rider to achieve it in the premier class.

A triumph with which the Ducati rider keeps alive the fight for the title of the premier class, taking second place in the standings from Aleix Espargaró, and is 30 points behind the Frenchman Fabio Quartararo, leader of the championship and who finished in fifth position in Misano.

The podium was completed by Maverick Viñales, getting on the podium for the third time this season, in a race in which Aleix Espargaró crossed the finish line in sixth position and lost a certain amount of slack in the fight for the MotoGP title. Grand Prix, that of San Marino, which marked the farewell of the Italian Andrea Dovizioso, who finished in twelfth place, after more than 248 races in the highest category.

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