Bagnaia win Dutch Moto3 race, Binder leads championship

2016-06-26 12:47
Brad Binder (Twitter)

Paris - Francesco Bagnaia of Mahindra stormed to victory as Italians took the top five places at the Dutch Grand Prix Moto3 at Assen on Sunday.

For the 19-year-old Bagnaia it was a first win as he came home ahead of Fabio Di Giannantonio of Honda and Andrea Migno of KTM.

"I was quick all weekend but I never dreamt a victory here was possible," he said after the race.

South Africa's Brad Binder remains 48 points clear at the head of the world championship standings despite losing control of his bike in the closing laps, dropping from the lead group and ending up 12th on the day.

Spain's Jorge Navarro, who won last time out at Catalunya, is second in the standings while Romano Fenati is third.

Moto3 results

1. Francesco Bagnaia (ITA/Mahindra) 1hr 38min 11.535sec, 2. Fabio Di Giannantonio (ITA/Honda) at 0.039sec, 3. Andrea Migno (ITA/KTM) 0.018 (relegated one place), 4. Romano Fenati (ITA/KTM) 0.084, 5. Niccolo Antonelli (ITA/Honda) 0.136, 6. Jules Danilo (FRA/Honda) 0.161, 7. Nicolo Bulega (ITA/KTM) 0.826, 8. Joan Mir (ESP/KTM) 0.839, 9. Bo Bendsneyder (NED/KTM) 1.023, 10. Lorenzo Dalla Porta (IT/Honda) 1.038, 11. Philipp Oettl (GER/KTM) 1.153, 12. Brad Binder (RSA/KTM) 12.169.

World championship standings (after eight races)

1. Brad Binder (RSA/KTM) 151 points, 2. Jorge Navarro (ESP/Honda) 103, 3. Romano Fenati (ITA/KTM) 93, 4. Francesco Bagnaia (ITA/Mahindra) 79, 5. Nicolo Bulega (ITA/KTM) 75, 6. Niccolo Antonelli (ITA/Honda) 63, 7. Joan Mir (KTM) 50, 8. Enea Bastianini (ITA/Honda) 49, 9. Fabio Di Giannantonio (ITA/Honda) 47, 10. Jakub Kornfeil (CZE/Honda) 45, 11. Fabio Quartararo (FRA/KTM) 39

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