MotoGP in Austin: a super comeback Vinales wins, Bagnaia fifth


By John

After the success in the sprint on Saturday, Maverick Vinales (Aprilia) also won the long race of the American Grand Prix, staged on the Austin track. The Spanish driver, despite starting from pole, remained stuck in the group at the start, only to then recover from mid-race to first position. Rookie Pedro Acosta (Ktm GasGas) amazes again and takes second position, ahead of Enea Bastianini at the finish line who completes the podium on the official Ducati. Fourth place for Jorge Martin with the Desmosedici of the Pramac team, firmly in command of the world championship, then the two-time world champion Pecco Bagnaia, fifth with the other official Ducati. In order, the top ten is completed by Fabio Di Giannantonio, Aleix Espargaro, Marco Bezzecchi, Brad Binder, Raul Fernandez. Marc Marquez, however, sensationally crashed ten laps from the end, while he was leading the race. Rins, Mir, Zarco, Nakagami, Morbidelli are also out