Moto3: Izan Guevara Dominates The Liqui Moly Motorrad Grand Prix Deutscland.
GASGAS Aspar Izan Guevara Takes his third Victory After Leading The German Grand Prix From Start To Finish.
GASGAS Aspar Team’s Izan Guevara was on pole position at the iconic Sachsenring, it’s the Spaniards third pole position of the 2022 season so far. Leopard Racing’s Dennis Foggia lined-up in second place on the grid with Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Daniel Holgado in third place.
As the lights went out Izan Guevara lead the 30 Moto3 riders into turn one, it was carnage as they tipped into turn one! Riccardo Rossi, Carlos Tatay and John McPhee had a coming together; their race ended early. Deniz Oncu got a jump start and was handed a long lap penalty.
Guevara led the way, Dennis Foggia was in second place followed by his team-mate Tatsuki Suzuki. Britain’s Scott Ogden was in 11th place among the front runners.
Two laps later Daniel Holgado made his way up-to second place, there was now a nine way freight train at the front from Guevara to Joel Kelso.
Scott Ogden had a vicious highside which caught Matteo Bertelle out; resulting in both riders crashing out at turn seven. John McPhee rejoined the race and was down in 25th place. Joel Kelso lost the front at turn three, the Australian was doing all he could to hang on to the front group of riders.
With 20 laps to go Guevara had a 0.6s lead from Foggia, the leading group was now down to six riders. Sergio Garcia was now in third place, Foggia was dropping the riders behind him with a gap of 0.4s to third placed man Garcia.
Guevara extended his lead at the front of the field to 1.5s, Foggia had a track limits warning with 13 laps remaining to the race, Garcia was right on the back wheel of Foggia. Deniz Oncu was leading the second group of riders in seventh place. Josh Whatley retired from the race on lap 16, both VisionTrack riders were now out of the German GP.
Seven laps remaining to the race and Guevara’s lead was now 3.5s, there was a battle for second place between Foggia, Garcia, Sasaki and Suzuki. The last few laps would be hard fought between the four riders!
Guevara crossed the finish line having dominating the race from start to finish, Foggia held on to second place, Garcia had to settle for third place, Sasaki was fourth with Suzuki finishing in fifth place.
The two Aspar rider’s are now dominating the championship standings; Garcia leads the championship standings on 166 points, there is just seven points between Garcia and Guevara.
Next up for the Moto3 championship is The Motul TT Assen on 26th June.
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