2015 Argentina Moto3 Race Result: Why Yes, He'll Have Seconds

Results for Moto3 race in Argentina below:

Danny Kent won his second race of the 2015 season in historic and dominating fashion: He finished more than 10 seconds clear of the field, the largest winning margin in Moto3 history. What's more, the British rider was lapping, on average, half a second faster than the other riders at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina on Sunday.

The win gives Kent a 17-point lead in the championship with with only three races completed.

Efren Vazquez , Kent's teammate, took a distant second place after a fierce, late-race fight among eight tightly bunched riders. It is Vazquez's second podium of the year. Isaac Vinales ended his race with the final podium spot after multiple position changes in the race's final three laps.

Miguel Oliveira, who ran as high as second in the near race's end, finished fourth just in front of Brad Binder (5th) and Fabio Quartararo (6th). Quartararo, the French 15-year-old rookie, started the race in 15th and ran as high as second before losing four spots in the final two laps.

Karel Hanika took seventh, Just in front of Romano Fenati (8th) who ran his best race of the year -- after making his biggest mistake of the year. Fenati started the race in 39th, the very back of the grid, after race directors penalized the Italian rider on Valentino Rossi's Moto3 team for unsportsman-like conduct during the race warm-up. Fenati kicked Nickas Ajo's KTM on the out lap at the end of warm-up after an on-track incident.

Enea Bastianini, who had been as high as sixth in the race's closing laps, came in 9th less than a tenth of a second in front of Ajo.


Pos. No. Rider Bike Time / Diff.
1 52 Danny KENT Honda 38'25.621
2 7 Efren VAZQUEZ Honda 10.334
3 32 Isaac VIÑALES Husqvarna 10.396
4 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA KTM 10.767
5 41 Brad BINDER KTM 11.117
6 20 Fabio QUARTARARO Honda 11.195
7 98 Karel HANIKA KTM 11.388
8 5 Romano FENATI KTM 11.603
9 33 Enea BASTIANINI Honda 11.712
10 31 Niklas AJO KTM 11.806
11 21 Francesco BAGNAIA Mahindra 11.958
12 11 Livio LOI Honda 12.355
13 76 Hiroki ONO Honda 12.501
14 84 Jakub KORNFEIL KTM 12.644
15 17 John MCPHEE Honda 12.772
16 65 Philipp OETTL KTM 22.477
17 16 Andrea MIGNO KTM 23.352
18 29 Stefano MANZI Mahindra 28.746
19 2 Remy GARDNER Mahindra 30.409
20 63 Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN KTM 30.644
21 12 Matteo FERRARI Mahindra 30.786
22 88 Jorge MARTIN Mahindra 44.095
23 55 Andrea LOCATELLI Honda 45.153
24 40 Darryn BINDER Mahindra 49.149
25 19 Alessandro TONUCCI Mahindra 51.073
26 22 Ana CARRASCO KTM 56.185
27 24 Tatsuki SUZUKI Mahindra +1'01.461
28 91 Gabriel RODRIGO KTM 1 Lap
Not Classified    
  9 Jorge NAVARRO Honda 6 Laps
  58 Juanfran GUEVARA Mahindra 9 Laps
  10 Alexis MASBOU Honda 14 Laps
  23 Niccolò ANTONELLI Honda 17 Laps
  95 Jules DANILO Honda 18 Laps
Not Finished 1st Lap    
  6 Maria HERRERA Husqvarna 0 Lap


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Fenati has finished 1 second from 2nd place.
He certainly had the pace for podium on a track where he had a brilliant last year.
Had he not started dead last because he let his stupidity get the better of him, he could have saved some tires for the final lap.
At the very least, he would have stood a better chance starting from 8th on the grid.

I don't know what Ajo did to make him so angry. But Fenati could not let it go. At the end of the session, when the riders stopped to practice their starts, Fenati continued the argument. He ended it by hitting the kill switch on Ajo's bike and leaving him stranded. Hilarious!

I'm not saying I condone what Fenati did, but I can't help laughing. It was funny.