In MotoGP it was Lorenzo taking the lead from the start and for a good ¾ of the race with a comfortable gap. But Marquez was on the move with a championship lead to defend. His way to the front started right after the lights went out, always pushing 100% and at one point overtook Rossi and Lorenzo in the same corner causing the crowd to go wild, but couldn’t pull it off and got pushed back to 4th.

The top 4 consisted of some of the best riders in the world, Lorenzo, Marquez, Rossi and Dovizioso. Rossi put in one of the most impressive races this season after returning from injury, putting in multiple fastest laps. He spent the majority of the race in 2nd looking to catch Lorenzo but towards the end started to drop back and did end up finishing in a still good, 5th place.

Pedrosa wasn’t in the leading group but is known to be good at managing tyres in the hotter temperatures and this showed as half way he closed the gap to the leading group and was able to fight his way up to 2nd place.

MotoGP Results – Top 5

  1. Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team – 42:06.816

  2. Dani Pedrosa, Repsol Honda Team + 0.879

  3. Jorge Lorenzo, Ducati Team + 2.028

  4. Maverick Vinales, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP + 5.256

  5. Valentino Rossi, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP + 5.882

In Moto2 it was Morbidelli coming from the second row who early on took the lead and started to break away which was no surprise. But in previous races this has happened and it hasn’t worked out for him but luckily, it just about did in Aragón.

It was Pasini who was the challenging his fellow Italian, with both swapping positions and even at times touching and making unthinkable moves but good racing. In the end Pasini couldn’t do it and in parc ferme went to congratulate his friend showing that the fighting, stays on track.

Marquez who arrived with a hip injury started from the front row and managed to fight in the top 3 for a while but with 10 laps left the pain got too much and he pulled into the pits to retire, hopefully being able to come back stronger for the fly aways.

Moto2 Results – Top 5

  1. Franco Morbidelli, EG 0,0 – 40:09.904

  2. Mattia Pasini, Italtrans Racing Team + 0.145

  3. Miguel Oliveira, Red Bull KTM Ajo + 0.577

  4. Thomas Luthi, CarXpert Interwetten + 4.181

  5. Brad Binder, Red Bull KTM Ajo + 4.331

In Moto3 once again it was Mir taking the win after riding a very strategic race, always putting himself in good track position, waiting for the right moment and the most controversial. On the last lap he was leading on the back straight and started weaving to stop the other getting a tow which in the end worked out for him in Aragón but has resulted in him receiving a 6 place grid penalty for Japan.

Moto3 Results – Top 5

  1. Joan Mir, Leopard Racing – 25:57.607

  2. Fabio Di Giannantonio, Del Conca Gresini Moto3 + 0.043

  3. Enea Bastianini, Estrella Galicia 0,0 + 0.043

  4. Jorge Martín, Del Conca Gresini Moto3 + 0.170

  5. Aron Canet, Estrella Galicia 0,0 + 0.392

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