Races – Report and standings of the 2017 Moto2 Aragon GP –

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2017 Moto2 Aragon GP report and standings

Races - Report and standings of the 2017 Moto2 Aragon GP -

Franco Morbidelli reinforces his position as leader of the 2017 Moto2 World Championship with a splendid hard-won victory with Mattia Pasini at the GP of Aragon. Thanks to this eighth success, the driver Marc VDS increases his lead to 21 points over Tom Lüthi, fourth at Alcaniz.

Summary and results.

As in, the start of the Moto2 race has been postponed due to the delay this morning due to fog. On the other hand, the duration of the second Grand Prix of the day is not shortened, unlike: the drivers will cover 21 laps under a superb sun and a mild temperature..

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Franco Morbidelli, leader of the championship with 9 points ahead of Lüthi, attacks this 1st race on the hats of wheels and escapes very quickly after taking the best of Miguel Oliveria, who had achieved the holeshot from pole on his KTM. The Marc VDS rider is forging a bigger and bigger gap ahead of Pasini, Marquez, Oliveira and Lüthi, who quickly lost ground after a stormy start.

Morbidelli increased his lead to 1.5 seconds 13 laps from the finish, before suddenly even his advantage reduced by half following the blow of collar given by Mattia Pasini! The n ° 54, passed a hair’s breadth from pole on Saturday, whips hard ten laps from the finish to come back in the wake of n ° 21. 

Meanwhile, Alex Marquez returns to the pits after a gap in a left: the Spaniard does not have enough feeling on his injured leg in Misano to finish the race. Hard, hard for Marc Marquez’s little brother…

In front, Mattia Pasini and Franco Morbidelli generously arm themselves two seconds ahead of Oliveira. The two Italians do not give each other any gift until the last lap, during which the n ° 21 passes in force in a sequence, crushing Pasini without shame! The n ° 21 retained his advantage until the finish and offered his 8th success of the season, like !

The results of the GP of Aragon in the Moto3 championship

Thanks to this new success, Franco Morbidelli is back in the championship: his lead over Lüthi (4th) goes from 9 to 21 points before the overseas tour. Third, Miguel Oliveira is 91 points behind the leader: the Portuguese takes advantage of the abandonment of Alex Marquez to steal third place.

The latter suffered the repercussions of his second consecutive white result following his injury contracted during a fall during the tests of the GP of San Marino. Ironically, he is 93 points from the leder, the race number of his brother’s world champion ! 

Fabio Quartararo pocketed the points for 11th place in Aragon, a good performance signed the very weekend of the announcement of his departure from his Pons team. Fabio gives up his handlebars to Hector Barbera – who descends again from Ducati Avintia – and bounces back in the Speed ​​Up team for his second season in Moto2.

2017 Moto2 Aragon GP results

Races - Report and standings of the 2017 Moto2 Aragon GP -

Provisional classification of the Moto2 championship 2017

 Races - Report and standings of the 2017 Moto2 Aragon GP -

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