Italy’s Francesco Bagnaia received the Dutch MotoGP on Sunday after championship chief Fabio Quartararo crashed out of an incident-packed race following what he referred to as a “rookie’s mistake”.
Frenchman Quartararo fell twice, flipping spectacularly over his handlebars within the second incident though he walked away afterwards, shaking his fists in anger at his error.
Bagnaia, in distinction, stayed out of hassle to report his third victory of the season and a welcome full factors rating after failing to complete within the final two races.
“I’m so glad after two troublesome races,” the Italian stated.
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In an awesome day for Italian riders, Marco Bezzecchi on a Ducati was second whereas Spanish rider Maverick Vinales rounded out the rostrum within the eleventh race of the season.
Quartararo heads into the summer season break with a 21-point lead over Aleix Espargaro, who was fourth on Sunday.
The Frenchman fell on the fifth then on the thirteenth lap out of 26 in entrance of the enthusiastic crowd within the Netherlands.
Even when he shortly acquired again on his ft, he had to surrender after this second accident.
The Frenchman acquired off to a nasty begin and was shortly overtaken by Aprilia rider Espargaro.
It was whereas he tried to get better his second place, in an try on the within of a bend, that the Frenchman misplaced management of his Yamaha, ending up within the gravel though he was quickly again within the saddle, albeit in final place.
However a number of laps later, Quartararo’s race was over after an acrobatic tumble.
“I made a rookie’s mistake,” Quartararo stated, and as quickly because the race was over he apologised to Espargaro for forcing him off the monitor within the fifth lap.