MotoGp, Bagnaia triumphs at Assen. A fairytale weekend for “Pecco”


By John

Francesco Bagnaia, riding the Ducati, wins the Dutch Grand Prix, thus crowning a perfect weekend. On the Assen circuit, after the pole and the victory in the Sprint, the world champion rider crossed the finish line with a lead of about three and a half seconds. Bagnaia’s lead was never in question from the start and Jorge Martin (Ducati Prima Pramac) had to settle for second place. Completing an all-Ducati podium was Enea Bastianini, in third place. Marc Marquez (Ducati Gresini) came fourth. Next up was Fabio Di Giannantonio ahead of Maverick Vinales. Then Binder, Alex Marquez, Raul Fernandez and Franco Morbidelli. Rins, Bezzecchi, Mir and Acosta fell. As for the championship standings, Bagnaia closes the gap and is now ten points behind Martin.