MotoGP Race And Practice Results

2021 Silverstone Moto3 FP3 Result: Fenati Showing Off

Another cold morning in Silverstone meant that riders were slow to get up to speed and challenge for Q2 positions. Times eventually started to rival FP2 ones in the final 15 minutes of the session and the final shootout for the top 14 got underway with five minutes remaining, when Romano Fenati, who didn’t even need to go out to secure a Q2 ticket, did so regardless and casually improved his own all-time lap record by over half a second. With rivals busy tripping each other up, only Ayumu Sasaki managed to finish the session within half a second of the leader, while Darryn Binder, Jeremy Alcoba and Dennis Foggia posted times within a second of Fenati.

Jaume Masia in sixth was little over a second behind the top man and two tenths ahead of John McPhee and Tatsuki Suzuki, who both saved their day in the final time attack. Andrea Migno and Deniz Öncü completed the top 10 of the session, with Stefano Nepa missing out by three thousandths of a second. The remaining tickets directly to Q2 were handed out to Niccolò Antonelli, Riccardo Rossi and Lorenzo Fellon, who were fast enough in FP2, despite not improving their times on Saturday morning.

The last lap shenanigans left championship leader Pedro Acosta out of Q2 for now, by one hundredth of a second and will have serious competition in Q1 from the likes of Gabriel Rodrigo, Izan Guevara and title rival Sergio Garcia, whose attempt to put in a flying lap on his own did not serve him well either.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 55 Romano Fenati Husqvarna 2'10.619    
2 71 Ayumu Sasaki KTM 2'11.103 0.484 0.484
3 40 Darryn Binder Honda 2'11.415 0.796 0.312
4 52 Jeremy Alcoba Honda 2'11.489 0.870 0.074
5 7 Dennis Foggia Honda 2'11.609 0.990 0.120
6 5 Jaume Masia KTM 2'11.754 1.135 0.145
7 17 John McPhee Honda 2'11.978 1.359 0.224
8 24 Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 2'12.074 1.455 0.096
9 16 Andrea Migno Honda 2'12.123 1.504 0.049
10 53 Deniz Öncü KTM 2'12.147 1.528 0.024
11 82 Stefano Nepa KTM 2'12.150 1.531 0.003
12 43 Xavier Artigas Honda 2'12.208 1.589 0.058
13 11 Sergio Garcia GASGAS 2'12.242 1.623 0.034
14 2 Gabriel Rodrigo Honda 2'12.310 1.691 0.068
15 37 Pedro Acosta KTM 2'12.318 1.699 0.008
16 20 Lorenzo Fellon Honda 2'12.324 1.705 0.006
17 27 Kaito Toba KTM 2'12.421 1.802 0.097
18 23 Niccolò Antonelli KTM 2'12.453 1.834 0.032
19 31 Adrian Fernandez Husqvarna 2'12.563 1.944 0.110
20 92 Yuki Kunii Honda 2'12.626 2.007 0.063
21 73 Maximilian Kofler KTM 2'12.708 2.089 0.082
22 28 Izan Guevara GASGAS 2'12.806 2.187 0.098
23 54 Riccardo Rossi KTM 2'12.897 2.278 0.091
24 99 Carlos Tatay KTM 2'12.909 2.290 0.012
25 12 Filip Salac KTM 2'13.235 2.616 0.326
26 6 Ryusei Yamanaka KTM 2'13.846 3.227 0.611
27 67 Alberto Surra Honda 2'13.992 3.373 0.146
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Silverstone Moto2 FP2 Result: Fernandez Fast As Ever

The final session of the day got underway under pretty dark cloud cover, but it did not impact on proceedings for the intermediate class. Despite it being only his second outing around Silverstone on a Moto2 machine, rookie Raul Fernandez claimed Friday’s fastest time in the final couple of minutes of the session. After a solid showing in the morning session, Jorge Navarro replicated that in FP2, climbing to the top of the timesheets until Fernandez demoted him by one hundredth of a second, the two Spaniards three tenths ahead of the Marc VDS duo led by Sam Lowes. Augusto Fernandez was the early leader of the session before getting dropped to fourth, with championship leader Remy Gardner completing the top five.

Fabio Di Giannantonio found some pace to climb into 6th, six tenths off the lead, while Marco Bezzecchi also improved to finish 7th but ended the session with a fast crash at tricky turn 12. Joe Roberts, Nicolò Bulega and Aron Canet rounded out the top 10 places – the Spaniard over a second slower than the leader. Xavi Vierge, Ai Ogura, Bo Bendsneyder and Tom Luthi took the remaining positions in the top 14, the Swiss rider helped by a cancelled lap time for Fermín Aldeguer, the impressive Spaniard dropping to 17th position on the combined standings.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 25 Raul Fernandez Kalex 2'04.501    
2 9 Jorge Navarro Boscoscuro 2'04.518 0.017 0.017
3 22 Sam Lowes Kalex 2'04.815 0.314 0.297
4 37 Augusto Fernandez Kalex 2'04.866 0.365 0.051
5 87 Remy Gardner Kalex 2'04.915 0.414 0.049
6 21 Fabio Di Giannantonio Kalex 2'05.195 0.694 0.280
7 72 Marco Bezzecchi Kalex 2'05.272 0.771 0.077
8 16 Joe Roberts Kalex 2'05.317 0.816 0.045
9 11 Nicolò Bulega Kalex 2'05.709 1.208 0.392
10 44 Aron Canet Boscoscuro 2'05.835 1.334 0.126
11 97 Xavi Vierge Kalex 2'05.839 1.338 0.004
12 79 Ai Ogura Kalex 2'05.847 1.346 0.008
13 64 Bo Bendsneyder Kalex 2'06.023 1.522 0.176
14 75 Albert Arenas Boscoscuro 2'06.063 1.562 0.040
15 55 Hafizh Syahrin NTS 2'06.071 1.570 0.008
16 54 Fermín Aldeguer Boscoscuro 2'06.212 1.711 0.141
17 62 Stefano Manzi Kalex 2'06.300 1.799 0.088
18 14 Tony Arbolino Kalex 2'06.313 1.812 0.013
19 40 Hector Garzo Kalex 2'06.319 1.818 0.006
20 23 Marcel Schrotter Kalex 2'06.401 1.900 0.082
21 42 Marcos Ramirez Kalex 2'06.418 1.917 0.017
22 12 Thomas Luthi Kalex 2'06.431 1.930 0.013
23 6 Cameron Beaubier Kalex 2'06.487 1.986 0.056
24 35 Somkiat Chantra Kalex 2'06.583 2.082 0.096
25 24 Simone Corsi MV Agusta 2'06.694 2.193 0.111
26 70 Barry Baltus NTS 2'06.754 2.253 0.060
27 19 Lorenzo Dalla Porta Kalex 2'06.837 2.336 0.083
28 7 Lorenzo Baldassarri MV Agusta 2'06.906 2.405 0.069
29 13 Celestino Vietti Kalex 2'07.181 2.680 0.275
30 77 Adam Norrodin Kalex 2'07.403 2.902 0.222
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Silverstone MotoGP FP2 Result: Quartararo Limps To The Limelight

The cooler conditions ensured another rodeo show in Silverstone and Fabio Quartararo was the lead actor, the championship leader starting his afternoon quite dramatically with a slow tumble at turn 8. He was limping away after a hard rear tyre experiment went wrong but was straight back out on his second machine for the final half of the session and placed himself at the top of the timesheets with a small advantage. By the time the shootout came, the Frenchman extended that to eight tenths of a second and posted the first 1:59 time of the weekend. Jack Miller’s final flying lap reduced that gap to a still significant half a second, while Jorge Martin joined them in the top three after a slower start to his session.

Pol Espargaro looked like Quartararo’s main rival in the final time attack, before getting pushed back by the Ducatis, but the Honda man enjoyed his best Friday of the season in fourth position. Teammate Marc Marquez was more cautious to start the session after the big tumble in FP1 and was the last rider to improve his time but managed to climb into fifth, ahead of Pecco Bagnaia and Aleix Espargaro. Brad Binder also enjoyed an uncharacteristically good Friday up in 8th place and as the final rider to post a time within a second of the leader.

Alex Rins and Valentino Rossi also secured top 10 placements, with Iker Lecuona missing out by one hundredth of a second. The likes of Joan Mir, Johann Zarco and Takaaki Nakagami will be looking forward to challenging that hierarchy tomorrow morning, the trio about a second and a half behind the leader.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha 1'59.317    
2 43 Jack Miller Ducati 1'59.829 0.512 0.512
3 89 Jorge Martin Ducati 1'59.939 0.622 0.110
4 44 Pol Espargaro Honda 2'00.035 0.718 0.096
5 93 Marc Marquez Honda 2'00.051 0.734 0.016
6 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati 2'00.102 0.785 0.051
7 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 2'00.219 0.902 0.117
8 33 Brad Binder KTM 2'00.315 0.998 0.096
9 42 Alex Rins Suzuki 2'00.392 1.075 0.077
10 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 2'00.400 1.083 0.008
11 27 Iker Lecuona KTM 2'00.413 1.096 0.013
12 23 Enea Bastianini Ducati 2'00.548 1.231 0.135
13 36 Joan Mir Suzuki 2'00.725 1.408 0.177
14 5 Johann Zarco Ducati 2'00.810 1.493 0.085
15 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda 2'00.870 1.553 0.060
16 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 2'00.882 1.565 0.012
17 10 Luca Marini Ducati 2'01.058 1.741 0.176
18 9 Danilo Petrucci KTM 2'01.405 2.088 0.347
19 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM 2'01.412 2.095 0.007
20 73 Alex Marquez Honda 2'01.496 2.179 0.084
21 96 Jake Dixon Yamaha 2'02.601 3.284 1.105
22 32 Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 2'05.138 5.821 2.537
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Silverstone Moto3 FP2 Result: Fenati Sets The Pace

The lightweight class opened the matinee performance at Silverstone and Romano Fenati put on a bit of a show as he improved the all-time lap record, leaving rivals with eight tenths of a second to find in the final time attack. The last handful of minutes of the session were a pretty hectic affair but Ayumu Sasaki managed to reduce the gap to only one tenth and made do with second position, narrowly ahead of the recovering Niccolò Antonelli. Compatriots Riccardo Rossi and Dennis Foggia joined him in the top five.

Darryn Binder in sixth position was seven tenths off top spot and closely followed by early session leader Deniz Öncü and an impressive Lorenzo Fellon. Pedro Acosta was one of the few riders seemingly in no rush to improve on their FP1 times but the championship leader climbed up to 9th in the closing stages, with Gabriel Rodrigo rounding out the top 10. Jaume Masia, Izan Guevara, Stefano Nepa and Carlos Tatay provisionally hold positions in the combined top 14, leaving John McPhee out despite posting an identical time to Tatay.

Sergio Garcia started the session towards the bottom of the timesheets, climbed into the top 5 at the start of the time attack and then got pushed back down to 17th position. The Spaniard will be hoping for good conditions on Saturday morning to be able to fight for the top 14, together with the likes of Andrea Migno, Tatsuki Suzuki, Jeremy Alcoba or Filip Salac, who ended the session with a fast tumble at the first corner.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 55 Romano Fenati Husqvarna 2'11.334    
2 71 Ayumu Sasaki KTM 2'11.473 0.139 0.139
3 23 Niccolò Antonelli KTM 2'11.533 0.199 0.060
4 54 Riccardo Rossi KTM 2'11.718 0.384 0.185
5 7 Dennis Foggia Honda 2'11.724 0.390 0.006
6 40 Darryn Binder Honda 2'12.036 0.702 0.312
7 53 Deniz Öncü KTM 2'12.056 0.722 0.020
8 20 Lorenzo Fellon Honda 2'12.144 0.810 0.088
9 37 Pedro Acosta KTM 2'12.162 0.828 0.018
10 2 Gabriel Rodrigo Honda 2'12.164 0.830 0.002
11 5 Jaume Masia KTM 2'12.225 0.891 0.061
12 28 Izan Guevara GASGAS 2'12.233 0.899 0.008
13 82 Stefano Nepa KTM 2'12.254 0.920 0.021
14 99 Carlos Tatay KTM 2'12.286 0.952 0.032
15 17 John McPhee Honda 2'12.286 0.952  
16 27 Kaito Toba KTM 2'12.378 1.044 0.092
17 11 Sergio Garcia GASGAS 2'12.383 1.049 0.005
18 43 Xavier Artigas Honda 2'12.425 1.091 0.042
19 16 Andrea Migno Honda 2'12.458 1.124 0.033
20 31 Adrian Fernandez Husqvarna 2'12.530 1.196 0.072
21 24 Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 2'12.807 1.473 0.277
22 52 Jeremy Alcoba Honda 2'12.888 1.554 0.081
23 12 Filip Salac KTM 2'12.936 1.602 0.048
24 67 Alberto Surra Honda 2'13.059 1.725 0.123
25 6 Ryusei Yamanaka KTM 2'13.243 1.909 0.184
26 73 Maximilian Kofler KTM 2'13.572 2.238 0.329
27 92 Yuki Kunii Honda 2'14.282 2.948 0.710
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Silverstone Moto2 FP1 Result: Navarro Nails It

The intermediate class were last to take a ride around Silverstone after a pretty lengthy wait and Jorge Navarro was quickest in the cool and overcast conditions. Augusto Fernandez was his main challenger, the Marc VDS rider one tenth of a second behind his compatriot and almost half a second ahead of the KTM Ajo duo of Remy Gardner and Raul Fernandez. Joe Roberts climbed into the top five ahead of Sam Lowes, who did limited running after a late tumble at turn 18.

Bo Bendsneyder, Tom Luthi, Nicolò Bulega and Xavi Vierge completed the top 10, ahead of Fabio Di Giannantonio – the Italian a second and a half behind the leader. Marco Bezzecchi and Aron Canet made a slower start down in 15th and 16th positions, while rookie Ai Ogura is still finding his feet around Silverstone down in 25th spot at the end of FP1. A notable mention goes to Fermin Aldeguer, making a surprise appearance for the Speed Up squad in 23rd.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 9 Jorge Navarro Boscoscuro 2'04.896    
2 37 Augusto Fernandez Kalex 2'05.027 0.131 0.131
3 87 Remy Gardner Kalex 2'05.478 0.582 0.451
4 25 Raul Fernandez Kalex 2'05.603 0.707 0.125
5 16 Joe Roberts Kalex 2'05.766 0.870 0.163
6 22 Sam Lowes Kalex 2'05.830 0.934 0.064
7 64 Bo Bendsneyder Kalex 2'05.886 0.990 0.056
8 12 Thomas Luthi Kalex 2'06.032 1.136 0.146
9 11 Nicolò Bulega Kalex 2'06.293 1.397 0.261
10 97 Xavi Vierge Kalex 2'06.299 1.403 0.006
11 21 Fabio Di Giannantonio Kalex 2'06.340 1.444 0.041
12 55 Hafizh Syahrin NTS 2'06.411 1.515 0.071
13 62 Stefano Manzi Kalex 2'06.414 1.518 0.003
14 75 Albert Arenas Boscoscuro 2'06.494 1.598 0.080
15 72 Marco Bezzecchi Kalex 2'06.545 1.649 0.051
16 44 Aron Canet Boscoscuro 2'06.701 1.805 0.156
17 23 Marcel Schrotter Kalex 2'06.816 1.920 0.115
18 14 Tony Arbolino Kalex 2'06.903 2.007 0.087
19 35 Somkiat Chantra Kalex 2'06.944 2.048 0.041
20 24 Simone Corsi MV Agusta 2'06.990 2.094 0.046
21 19 Lorenzo Dalla Porta Kalex 2'07.060 2.164 0.070
22 42 Marcos Ramirez Kalex 2'07.069 2.173 0.009
23 54 Fermín Aldeguer Boscoscuro 2'07.230 2.334 0.161
24 6 Cameron Beaubier Kalex 2'07.319 2.423 0.089
25 79 Ai Ogura Kalex 2'07.530 2.634 0.211
26 7 Lorenzo Baldassarri MV Agusta 2'07.749 2.853 0.219
27 70 Barry Baltus NTS 2'08.123 3.227 0.374
28 77 Adam Norrodin Kalex 2'08.334 3.438 0.211
29 40 Hector Garzo Kalex 2'08.514 3.618 0.180
30 13 Celestino Vietti Kalex 2'08.629 3.733 0.115
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Silverstone MotoGP FP1 Result: Marquez Leads But Prompts Red Flag

Silverstone welcomed MotoGP back with cool and overcast conditions, but it was not dark enough to cause concern and the premier class got refamiliarised with the circuit during FP1. After Fabio Quartararo started the session at the top, Marc Marquez looked increasingly comfortable as he took over with the only 2:00 time of the session, although his session ended with a big tumble into turn 2 that caused a red flag for the final couple of minutes. The Spaniard gingerly walked away, leaving a fairly battered Honda in the middle of the track but kept prime spot to the checkered flag.

Compatriot Aleix Espargaro eventually got ahead of Quartararo to claim second place, two tenths off the lead and another tenth ahead of the Frenchman. Pol Espargaro made a solid start as well, up to fourth and four tenths behind his teammate, with Jack Miller the lead Ducati in fifth. Takaaki Nakagami added to a Honda-heavy top 10, ahead of Alex Rins and the Ducatis of Pecco Bagnaia and Johann Zarco. Despite an early crash at turn 12, Alex Marquez joined the top 10 as the final rider to post a time within a second of his leading sibling. Jorge Martin touched the gravel in that same place in the final handful of minutes as well, dropping him down to 13th place in the session, while Joan Mir made a slower start down in 15th.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 93 Marc Marquez Honda 2'00.941    
2 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 2'01.191 0.250 0.250
3 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha 2'01.301 0.360 0.110
4 44 Pol Espargaro Honda 2'01.336 0.395 0.035
5 43 Jack Miller Ducati 2'01.409 0.468 0.073
6 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda 2'01.422 0.481 0.013
7 42 Alex Rins Suzuki 2'01.596 0.655 0.174
8 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati 2'01.783 0.842 0.187
9 5 Johann Zarco Ducati 2'01.795 0.854 0.012
10 73 Alex Marquez Honda 2'01.870 0.929 0.075
11 9 Danilo Petrucci KTM 2'01.956 1.015 0.086
12 35 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha 2'01.966 1.025 0.010
13 89 Jorge Martin Ducati 2'02.102 1.161 0.136
14 33 Brad Binder KTM 2'02.111 1.170 0.009
15 36 Joan Mir Suzuki 2'02.219 1.278 0.108
16 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 2'02.334 1.393 0.115
17 27 Iker Lecuona KTM 2'02.400 1.459 0.066
18 23 Enea Bastianini Ducati 2'02.526 1.585 0.126
19 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM 2'02.620 1.679 0.094
20 10 Luca Marini Ducati 2'03.196 2.255 0.576
21 96 Jake Dixon Yamaha 2'03.939 2.998 0.743
22 32 Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 2'07.699 6.758 3.760
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Silverstone Moto3 FP1 Result: Fenati Fights Back

The show returns to Silverstone after a bit of a break and it was no surprise to see one of the veterans of the lightweight class leading the way, with Romano Fenati holding onto a six tenths advantage for most of the session. The Gresini duo of Jeremy Alcoba and Gabriel Rodrigo were his closest challengers in the chilly conditions, while Ayumu Sasaki and Pedro Acosta were the final riders to post a time within a second of the leader, with the championship leader also the quickest rookie on his first trip to Silverstone.

Filip Salac and Jaume Masia kept close, while Riccardo Rossi, Dennis Foggia and Andrea Migno rounded out the top ten positions. Darryn Binder in 13th place was nearly two seconds down on the leader and a small step ahead of title contender Sergio Garcia, who enjoyed some off-tracking in FP1. Amongst the home favourites, John McPhee’s weekend got to a tough start after the Petronas rider had a big crash at turn 12 halfway through proceedings and did not rejoin but thankfully walked away unharmed.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 55 Romano Fenati Husqvarna 2'12.196    
2 52 Jeremy Alcoba Honda 2'12.856 0.660 0.660
3 2 Gabriel Rodrigo Honda 2'12.914 0.718 0.058
4 71 Ayumu Sasaki KTM 2'13.018 0.822 0.104
5 37 Pedro Acosta KTM 2'13.078 0.882 0.060
6 12 Filip Salac KTM 2'13.336 1.140 0.258
7 5 Jaume Masia KTM 2'13.464 1.268 0.128
8 54 Riccardo Rossi KTM 2'13.660 1.464 0.196
9 7 Dennis Foggia Honda 2'13.690 1.494 0.030
10 16 Andrea Migno Honda 2'13.841 1.645 0.151
11 92 Yuki Kunii Honda 2'13.904 1.708 0.063
12 43 Xavier Artigas Honda 2'13.908 1.712 0.004
13 40 Darryn Binder Honda 2'14.020 1.824 0.112
14 11 Sergio Garcia GASGAS 2'14.067 1.871 0.047
15 53 Deniz Öncü KTM 2'14.299 2.103 0.232
16 23 Niccolò Antonelli KTM 2'14.421 2.225 0.122
17 82 Stefano Nepa KTM 2'14.583 2.387 0.162
18 27 Kaito Toba KTM 2'14.616 2.420 0.033
19 67 Alberto Surra Honda 2'14.792 2.596 0.176
20 28 Izan Guevara GASGAS 2'14.890 2.694 0.098
21 31 Adrian Fernandez Husqvarna 2'15.001 2.805 0.111
22 99 Carlos Tatay KTM 2'15.115 2.919 0.114
23 24 Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 2'15.180 2.984 0.065
24 17 John McPhee Honda 2'15.272 3.076 0.092
25 73 Maximilian Kofler KTM 2'15.462 3.266 0.190
26 20 Lorenzo Fellon Honda 2'15.714 3.518 0.252
27 6 Ryusei Yamanaka KTM 2'16.737 4.541 1.023
Round Number: 
12
2021
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2021 Navarra World Superbike Race Two Result: That's More Like It

With a fresh grid from the Morning's Superpole race at Circuito De Navarra, the last race of the weekend was planned to be twenty three laps at 28ºC on a 41ºC track, but a couple of riders stuck their hands up on the grid as some of them seemed to be on the wrong spot. After they were jostled on the grid, riders near the front started raising their hands as well, and the start was aborted. A restart would be a twenty two lap race with Kohta Nozane starting from the pit lane. Lucas Mahias struggled to start the warmup lap and was also sent to pit lane. He ignored the instructions and went to the grid for the race start.

Scott Redding led Andrea Locatelli, sweeping round the outside of riders in front of him, and Toprak Razgatlioglu with Jonathan Rea close behind, and the four swapped places, with Toprak Razgatlioglu winning out and the three contenders ended lap one in the podium spots. Chaz Davies and Garrett Gerloff crashed out on the first lap, Davies losing the front and collecting Gerloff as he headed fore the gravel, while the BMWs of Tom Sykes and Michael van der Mark passed Alex Lowes and Andrea Locatelli after Lowes pushed the pair wide with a misjudged overtake.

Toward the end of lap two, Rea passed Redding for second as Razgatlioglu set the fastest lap and Tom Sykes closed up while Locatelli passed van der Mark for fifth place. Jonathan Rea caught Razgatlioglu by setting the fastest lap and started looking for a way past. Locatelli took fourth place off Sykes to sit two seconds behind Scott Redding in fourth place. 

The leading trip of Razgatlioglu. Rea and Redding were covered by half a second at the start of lap five as Lucas Mahias received a double long lap penalty for his grid infraction. On lap seven, Andrea Locatelli was quicker than the three riders in front, but still over two seconds off the podium trio. Alex Lowes took sixth off Michael van der Mark in turn fifteen, Lowes pushing van der Mark onto the green paint outside the kerb as neither of the pair wanted to lose sixth place, a second behind Tom Sykes. 

At half race distance, Toprak Razgatlioglu led Jonathan Rea and Scott Redding, the three riders were covered by seven tenths of a second with Andrea Locatelli over two seconds behind them. Tom Sykes and Alex Lowes were a further two seconds behind, clear of Michael van der Mark. At the start of lap fourteen, Razgatlioglu had stretched his lead over Rea and Redding to over a second by increasing his pace. Rea and Redding were keeping a 1'38.5 pace while Razgatlioglu approached his best lap of under 1'38, but a lap later, Razgatlioglu returned to the same mid-1'38 pace as the two riders behind him. Andrea Locatelli was four seconds off the leading trio.

Jonathan Rea lowered his pace, but Scott Redding improved more and latched onto the back of Rea, no longer benefitting from Toprak Razgatlioglu's clean air a second in front. Rea escaped a little mid-lap but Redding was able to close up in the last sector and able to close up. Rea slid his bike onto the start finish straight, kicking his left leg into the air as he saved it on his right knee, letting Redding close up, but it wasn't enough for Redding to be able to push past into turn one. At the start of lap nineteen, Redding tucked into Rea's wake and took second from Rea into turn one, but Rea took it right back before turn three, as Toprak Razgatlioglu benefitted of their fight to rebuild his gap to over a second. Redding struck back at turn fourteen after a slide by Rea, kicking his leg up again.

Toprak Razgatlioglu, with two laps left, had a lead over the approaching Scott Redding of a second while Jonathan Rea dropped his pace to a safe 1'39. As the last lap started, Razgatlioglu led Redding by over a second with Rea almost two seconds further back and the podium was settled.

Toprak Razgatlioglu made no mistakes and won the last race of the weekend, ahead of Scott Redding and Jonathan Rea. Off the podium, Andrea Locatelli held off Tom Sykes and Alex Lowes. Razgatlioglu's victory put him on three hundred and eleven points, equal to Jonathan Rea, with Scott Redding closing the gap to the leading two to just forty six points. 

In two weeks time, the race is at the site of Razgatlioglu's first Superbike race win, Magny Cours. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Gap
1 54 T. RAZGATLIOGLU Yamaha YZF R1  
2 45 S. REDDING Ducati Panigale V4 R 1.105
3 1 J. REA Kawasaki ZX-10RR 3.715
4 55 A. LOCATELLI Yamaha YZF R1 7.043
5 66 T. SYKES BMW M 1000 RR 14.437
6 22 A. LOWES Kawasaki ZX-10RR 15.151
7 21 M. RINALDI Ducati Panigale V4 R 1.724
8 60 M. VAN DER MARK BMW M 1000 RR 17.991
9 19 A. BAUTISTA Honda CBR1000 RR-R 18.272
10 47 A. BASSANI Ducati Panigale V4 R 29.430
11 53 T. RABAT Ducati Panigale V4 R 31.834
12 94 J. FOLGER BMW M 1000 RR 40.104
13 23 C. PONSSON Yamaha YZF R1 49.695
14 44 L. MAHIAS Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'12.388
15 36 L. MERCADO Honda CBR1000 RR-R 1'14.472
16 14 J. URIBE Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'25.210
17 84 L. CRESSON Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'30.578
RET 3 K. NOZANE Yamaha YZF R1 21
RET 91 L. HASLAM Honda CBR1000 RR-R 9 Laps
RET 6 N. URAMOTO Suzuki GSX-R1000R 7
RET 31 G. GERLOFF Yamaha YZF R1  
RET 7 C. DAVIES Ducati Panigale V4 R  
Round Number: 
7
2021
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2021 Navarra World Supersport Race Two Result: Long Fight Cut Short

World Supersport's second twenty lap race around Navarra would be missing front-runner Manuel Gonzalez as he was not ruled fit to race after yesterday's crash. 

Simon Jespersen took the lead into turn one, ahead of Steven Odendaal and Dominique Aegerter. Jules Cluzel got a good start but was jostled back to sixth place by turn three. Odendaal slipped in to the lead, with Jespersen squirrelling in an attempt to hold on to the front spot. Marcel Brenner and Luca Bernardi forced their way past Aegerter, with Bernardi ending the fight in third place. Brenner and Bernardi swapped back and forth a few times. 

As Steven Odendaal sets the fastest lap, Marcel Brenner kept third place behind Simon Jespersen but Dominique Aegerter started his ascent, passing Brenner then Bernardi as he closed in on Jespersen who was a second off the lead. Aegerter's charge rewarded him with a fastest lap. Behind him, Brenner and Bernardi swapped places a few more times to gift Aegerter with a gap. 

Lap five, and four crashes in with Can Oncu and Randy Krummenacher coming under investigation, Steven Odendaal held a second and a half of a lead over Simon Jespersen and Dominique Aegerter, but midway through the lap, Dominique Aegerter took second place off Jespersen and set another fastest lap. Aegerter started slicing two or three tenths off the gap to the lead each sector. Closing on Steven Odendaal, Dominique Aegerter set yet another fastest lap to get to within a second of the lead on lap seven of twenty.

At the start of lap eight, Dominique Aegerter closed up to Steven Odendaal, starting the lap in his wake and with another fastest lap, with Simon Jespersen over two seconds behind, fending off Luca Bernardi and Federico Caricasulo. Bernardi took third place off Jespersen as Caricasulo, carrying more pace than the two bikes in front of him, closed up.

Luca Bernardi and Federico Caricasulo made quick work of Simon Jespersen as Dominique Aegerter and Steven Odendaal swapped places a couple of times as Aegerter tried tricky passes that wouldn't hold.

At half race distance, Odendaal and Aegerter led by over two seconds, with Bernardi a second clear of Caricasulo who was joined by Philipp Oettl and Jules Cluzel, with Niki Tuuli taking seventh off Jespersen. 

Dominique Aegerter looked like he was comfortable watching Steven Odendaal as they matched lap times with nine laps to go. Luca Bernardi was settled in third, matching the lap times of the men two seconds ahead of him. Can Oncu waved to his team as he headed to turn one, dragging plastics on the floor that exploded into pieces as they gripped the floor. He pulled off the track and retired.

Dominique Aegerter made his move on lap fourteen, outside Steven Odendaal into turn four, catching the leader unawares and stealing the lead before planning his escape. 

Aegerter's pass paid off as the red flags came out to end the race past two-thirds race distance to award full points. Borja Gomez crashed into turn one at high speed to bring out the red flag.

Dominique Aegerter won the race ahead of Steven Odendaal, with Luca Bernardi third over a second ahead of Federico Caricasulo who held off Jules Cluzel to finish fourth. 

Dominique Aegerter increases his lead over Steven Odendaal to forty seven points, enough for him to skip a race in his campaign to try to win the MotoE championship at the same time as World Supersport. Luca Bernardi's third place put him within six points of Philipp Oettl's third place in the championship. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Gap
1 77 D. AEGERTER Yamaha YZF R6  
2 4 S. ODENDAAL Yamaha YZF R6 0.294
3 29 L. BERNARDI Yamaha YZF R6 2.264
4 94 F. CARICASULO Yamaha YZF R6 3.700
5 16 J. CLUZEL Yamaha YZF R6 3.965
6 5 P. OETTL Kawasaki ZX-6R 1.659
7 66 N. TUULI MV Agusta F3 675 5.855
8 9 S. JESPERSEN Yamaha YZF R6 5.969
9 3 R. DE ROSA Kawasaki ZX-6R 6.536
10 25 M. BRENNER Yamaha YZF R6 7.384
11 96 D. SANCHIS MARTINEZ Yamaha YZF R6 10.087
12 71 C. BERGMAN Yamaha YZF R6 10.674
13 22 F. FULIGNI Yamaha YZF R6 11.571
14 31 D. VALLE Yamaha YZF R6 14.809
16 95 V. TAKALA Yamaha YZF R6 17.424
17 56 P. SEBESTYEN Yamaha YZF R6 3.661
18 24 L. TACCINI Kawasaki ZX-6R 1 Sector
19 34 K. MANFREDI Yamaha YZF R6 1 Sector
20 84 M. FABRIZIO Kawasaki ZX-6R 1.807
21 2 L. MONTELLA Yamaha YZF R6 1 Sector
22 6 M. HERRERA Yamaha YZF R6 1 Lap
NC 21 R. KRUMMENACHER Yamaha YZF R6 1'41.857
RET 72 B. GOMEZ Yamaha YZF R6 1'42.112
RET 61 C. ONCU Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'42.181
RET 55 G. HENDRA PRATAMA Yamaha YZF R6 1'42.235
RET 78 H. OKUBO Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'46.799
RET 69 E. MONTERO HUERTA Yamaha YZF R6 1'43.722
Round Number: 
7
2021
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2021 Navarra World Superbike Superpole Race Result: Shortest Sprint Of The Year

The morning's sprint race would be the shortest of the year, ten laps, under forty kilometres, on the SCX tyre would determine the front grid positions of race two this afternoon.

Scott Redding once again got the jump from second place, joined by Jonathan Rea and Andrea Locatelli, but by turn two, Razgatlioglu took third place to put the three championship leaders in the top three places. Rea took the lead into turn eight onto the back straight, but Redding was able to get alongside him into turn nine. Rea held the left hand line to shove Redding off the apex to retake the lead. 

Razgatlioglu took the advantage of Redding being wide to take second, and into turn two Razgatlioglu briefly took the lead, but the pass pushed them both wide and Redding was able to take the advantage to take second place back. Alex Lowes set the fastest lap in fifth place, fighting with fourth-placed Andrea Locatelli.

Lap three, Scott Redding powered down the straight, past Jonathan Rea and into the lead and setting the fastest lap Rea, Redding and Razgatlioglu were over a second clear of Locatelli, Lowes and Tom Sykes. 

At half race distance, five laps in, Scott Redding set the fastest lap again with Jonathan Rea and Toprak Razgatlioglu set personal bests as the leading three started to stretch out their gaps. Jonathan Rea had a bit of a moment in turn nine, but he didn't lose any time. The leading three started lap eight with seven tenths of a second either side of second-placed Rea. Scott Redding looked placed to take another win.

Tom Sykes lost touch with Andrea Locatelli and Alex Lowes but was joined by Chaz Davies behind him. Locatelli was over two seconds behind Razgatlioglu's third place as Jonathan Rea started to close in on Scott Redding, and on the last lap, there was under four tenths of a second separating them. Razgatlioglu was over a second behind, setting up a last lap duel between the top two. 

Rea couldn't close up enough to make a pass attempt in the first half of the track, but Redding's defensive riding allowed Rea to close up as they headed to the last few turns.

Scott Redding didn't make any mistakes and took fast lines in the last two turns to maintain his lead, shutting down any options for Jonathan Rea, and as Redding crossed the line for the win, Rea took his left hand off the bars and expressed his frustration. Toprak Razgatlioglu took third over two seconds back with Andrea Locatelli and Alex Lowes finishing fourth and fifth. 

Scott Redding is now forty two points off the championship lead, but Jonathan Rea extended his lead over Toprak Razgatlioglu to nine points. Locatelli's fourth place puts him past Garrett Gerloff into sixth place in the championship.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Gap
1 45 S. REDDING Ducati Panigale V4 R  
2 1 J. REA Kawasaki ZX-10RR 0.631
3 54 T. RAZGATLIOGLU Yamaha YZF R1 2.409
4 55 A. LOCATELLI Yamaha YZF R1 0.805
5 22 A. LOWES Kawasaki ZX-10RR 4.501
6 66 T. SYKES BMW M 1000 RR 6.302
7 7 C. DAVIES Ducati Panigale V4 R 7.203
8 60 M. VAN DER MARK BMW M 1000 RR 10.054
9 31 G. GERLOFF Yamaha YZF R1 10.620
10 19 A. BAUTISTA Honda CBR1000 RR-R 16.297
11 3 K. NOZANE Yamaha YZF R1 16.791
12 47 A. BASSANI Ducati Panigale V4 R 17.321
13 21 M. RINALDI Ducati Panigale V4 R 0.032
14 91 L. HASLAM Honda CBR1000 RR-R 18.531
15 44 L. MAHIAS Kawasaki ZX-10RR 18.578
16 94 J. FOLGER BMW M 1000 RR 20.506
17 23 C. PONSSON Yamaha YZF R1 23.206
18 36 L. MERCADO Honda CBR1000 RR-R 23.308
19 6 N. URAMOTO Suzuki GSX-R1000R 28.254
20 84 L. CRESSON Kawasaki ZX-10RR 40.060
21 14 J. URIBE Kawasaki ZX-10RR 41.263
RET 53 T. RABAT Ducati Panigale V4 R 6
Round Number: 
7
2021
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