|2022 Aragon MotoGP, MotorLand – Race Results|
|1||Enea Bastianini||ITA||Gresini Ducati (GP21)||41m 35.462s|
|2||Francesco Bagnaia||ITA||Ducati Lenovo (GP22)||+0.042s|
|3||Alex Espargaro||SPA||Aprilia Racing (RS-GP)||+6.139s|
|4||Brad Binder||RSA||Red Bull KTM (RC16)||+6.379s|
|5||Jack Miller||AU||Ducati Lenovo (GP22)||+6.964s|
|6||jorge martin||SPA||Pramac Ducati (GP22)||+12.030s|
|7||Luca Marini||ITA||Mooney VR46 Ducati (GP22)||+12.474s|
|8||Johann Zarco||ENG||Pramac Ducati (GP22)||+12.655s|
|9||Alex Rins||SPA||Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)||+12.702s|
|10||Marco Bezzecchi||ITA||Mooney VR46 Ducati (GP21)*||+16.150s|
|11||Miguel Oliveira||ORP||Red Bull KTM (RC16)||+17.071s|
|12||Alex Marquez||SPA||LCR Honda (RC213V)||+18.463s|
|13||Maverick Vinales||SPA||Aprilia Racing (RS-GP)||+18.730s|
|14||Cal Crutchlow||GBR||WithU Yamaha RNF (YZR-M1)||+20.090s|
|15||Pol Espargaro||SPA||Repsol Honda (RC213V)||+27.588s|
|16||Remy Gardner||AU||KTM Tech3 (RC16)*||+28.805s|
|17||Franco Morbidelli||ITA||Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)||+30.422s|
|18||Darryn Binder||RSA||WithU Yamaha RNF (YZR-M1)*||+31.330s|
|19||Fabio Di Giannantonio||ITA||Gresini Ducati (GP21)*||+31.595s|
|20||Raúl Fernandez||SPA||KTM Tech3 (RC16)*||+36.160s|
|Mark Marquez||SPA||Repsol Honda (RC213V)||DNF|
|Fabio Quartararo||ENG||Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)||DNF|
|Takaaki Nakagami||JPN||LCR Honda (RC213V)||DNF|
Enea Bastianini robbed Francesco Bagnaia of a fifth consecutive victory after a photograph end on the MotoGP of Aragon, whereas the combat for the title of world champion was turned the other way up by a dramatic accident for chief Fabio Quartararo on the primary lap.
Quartararo was knocked out after hitting the again of Marc Marquez, who additionally collided with Takaaki Nakagami a couple of laps later, leaving the Japanese on the bottom.
Bagnaia, who was 91 factors behind Quartararo 5 races in the past, is now simply 10 factors behind Quartararo. Aleix Espargaro can be again within the championship chase after finishing the rostrum for Aprilia.
Starting thirteenth, Marquez took a large line into the primary nook and handed seven drivers – together with Quartararo – after the primary corners of his comeback race after arm surgical procedure in June.
But catastrophe struck within the type of a Marquez rear tire slip on the exit of Turn 3, leaving Quartararo with no selection however to crash into the rear of the Repsol Honda rider.
The impression threw the Frenchman over the entrance of his Yamaha, which appeared to hit him as he slid down the observe, with Alex Rins pressured to take evasive motion. Quartararo bought out of it earlier than present process medical examinations.
But the drama wasn’t over for Marquez, who was then sluggish out of Turn 7 and rammed by fellow Honda rider Takaaki Nakagami, leaving the Japanese on the bottom because the riders behind scattered to keep away from carnage.
Marquez remained standing, regardless of falling elements from his bike, and returned to the pits to retire.
“It was really unlucky,” Marquez stated. “In flip 3 I had a second, I simply misplaced the rear after which Fabio was actually shut behind, as traditional on the primary lap.
“After the contact, I felt one thing in flip 5, nevertheless it was acceptable. Then in flip 7 it was high quality however once I engaged the trip top gadget on the exit one thing began to bind on account of a damaged piece of fairing and the bike spun sideways . [into Nakagami]. »
After changing pole into the lead, Bagnaia was unaware of the drama unfolding behind till he was knowledgeable of Quartararo’s exit via his pit board.
At first below strain from a quick-beginning Brad Binder, Bagnaia was then attacked by future staff-mate Enea Bastianini – a repeat of their conflict at Misano.
Bagnaia absorbed the strain from his Ducati teammate however could not shake off the Beast, who briefly took the lead. Talk of Ducati staff orders was denied when Bastianini launched his GP21 inside Bagnaia at Turn 7 on the ultimate lap after which held on for his fourth win of the season with 0.042s.
Binder brilliantly held onto the final podium spot for KTM till he was overtaken by Aleix Espargaro within the dying moments. The Aprilia rider lastly overtook the South African within the first nook initially of the penultimate lap.
Jack Miller and Jorge Martin full the highest 6.
After lacking Misano with ankle accidents from Austria, Joan Mir briefly joined Alex Rins at Suzuki over the weekend earlier than being pressured to desert his comeback – and withdraw from the Motegi spherical on subsequent weekend – after struggling a “serious lack of mobility and increased pain” throughout free apply.
With Andrea Dovizioso hanging up his boots after Misano, three-time MotoGP race winner and present Yamaha take a look at rider Cal Crutchlow takes the RNF spot for the ultimate six races of the season. The Englishman crossed the end line in 14th place.
LCR’s Alex Marquez was declared match to start out the race after being highside throughout the heat-up.
All riders selected the exhausting entrance and medium rear tyres.
A minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth II was noticed simply earlier than the beginning of the race.
MotoGP now heads straight to Japan for the beginning of the 4 ‘flyaway’ occasions, absent from the calendar since 2019.