MotoGP: Bagnaia is essential in Netherlands, Quartararo abandons

Leader of the world championship, the Frenchman (Yamaha) abandoned halfway after falling twice during the Assen Grand Prix, won by Italian Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati).

Le Monde with AFP

Party in pole position, the Italian pilot Francesco Bagnaia did a solo race, to win the Grand Prix of the Netherlands, Sunday, June 26. The Italian Marco Bezzechi (Ducati-Vr46) and the Spanish Maverick Vinales (Aprilia) complete the podium.

French Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha), title holder and leader in the MotoGP World Championship, abandoned after falling twice on the sideline, 11 e round of the year (out of 20).

Party second on the starting grid, Quartararo fell to 5 e then at 13 e turn on 26. Even if he quickly got up, He had to give up after this second accident. This is the first time this year that the leader of the championship has abandoned, he who had entered the top 10 at each of the Grands Prix.

impressive but without gravity

French started badly and was quickly doubled by Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia). It was by wanting to recover his second place, in an attempt to overcome inside a turn, that the French lost control of his motorcycle. Quartararo ended in the gravel, but he went back on his motorcycle, in the last place however. Touched by the Frenchman, Aleix Espargaro did not fall, but he tumbled in the classification.

A few laps later, it’s all alone that “Quarta” has fallen this time. An impressive fall but without apparent injury.

Impressive fall of Fabio Quartararo! The 2nd for him during this #DUTCHGP 😳
Pilot ok!

canalplusmotogp (@Canal+ MotoGP ™)

Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati), who went to pole position, took the opportunity to lead the race more easily. Sixth in the championship, he signs the right operation of the weekend.

Quartararo, with 34 points ahead of the championship, remains leader after this Grand Prix, but he loses ground on Aleix EsparGaro (5 e ).

/Media reports.