Fabulous weekend! #JapaneseGP

Moto3: Two Extreme Components riders in the podium.
This weekend the Motogp main competitions were held in the Japanese Circuit of Motegi, the first of the three overseas races in a row.
The Leopard Racing Team rider Lorenzo Dalla Porta started 10th and was able to recover many positions thanks to a excellent start. Staying for the whole race with the leading group, he was able to finish in the second position just 0.001 seconds before the third rider. His teammate Enea Bastianini started 6th and tried to overtake lab by lap his rivals. Unfortunately he couldn’t go any faster on the corner and he had to settle for the 7th positions.
Fantastic race also for the RedBull KTM Ajo Team rider Darryn Binder who started from the 5th position and tried to lead the race for some laps. After a great battle for the victory he finished third, gaining his first World Championship podium ever in his career.
Unlucky race for the Angel Nieto Team rider Albert Arenas who crashed when he was inside the top ten with few laps to go.
Now the Moto3 Championship standing sees Andrea Migno 10th, Aron Canet 6th, Lorenzo Dalla Porta 5th, -73 points and Enea Bastianini 4th, -62 points from the leader Jorge Martin.
Moto2: Lorenzo Baldassarri and Miguel Oliveira finished on the podium.
The Pons Racing Team rider Lorenzo Baldassarri started 5th and recovered two positions in the first lap. From there he tried to stay with the leading group of two riders but the pace was too fast for him, so he managed his place until the end finishing second (After Fabio Quartararo, who finished first, was disqualified for an irregular pressure on his rear tyre). His teammate Augusto Fernandez started from the 12th positions and recovered 6th places, finishing 6th and getting his best results ever in the middle class.
Really good race for both the RedBull KTM Ajo riders who were protagonists of a great comeback. Miguel Oliveira and Brad Binder started respectively from 9th and 10th position and were able to recover places constantly during the race. Oliveira at four laps to go overtook another rider and built a little gap that allowed him to finish 4th (3rd final position). His teammate Binder finished once again in the top 5, 5th.
Now the Moto2 Championship standing sees Mattia Pasini 9th, Lorenzo Baldassarri 4th, -131 points, Brad Binder 3rd, -112 points and Miguel Oliveira 2nd at just 35 points from the leader Francesco Bagnaia.
MotoGP: Bautista repeats the best results of the season.
For the third time in a row the Angel Nieto Team rider Alvaro Bautista was able to be very fast since the first day in the Japanese Circuit of Motegi. On Saturday he passed in Q2 and got the 10th positions in the Q1, one of the best qualifying session of the 2018 season. In the race the Spaniard staid for the whole competition in the first group and after a great battle against Pedrosa, recovered and overtook other two riders as well. At the end Bautista finished 5th, matching for the second time his best result of the season.
His teammate Karel Abraham started from the 18th positions and managed it for the first half. In the second part of the race his feeling with the bike got worse and without warning he lost the front end, and was forced to a premature end.
Now the MotoGP Championship standing sees Karel Abraham 23rd and Alvaro Bautista 12th, a few points off the top ten.
In the next race Bautista will replace Jorge Lorenzo with the Ducati Factory GP18.
The next round will take place in the Malaysian Circuit of Sepang on the 28th October, the second of the three overseas races in a row.

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