Bagnaia was untouchable in Portugal on Sunday as he swept to a commanding win from a fifth consecutive pole place, in a race that was red-flagged following a nasty-looking collision between KTM riders Miguel Oliveira and Iker Lecuona. Luckily, Oliveira escaped unharmed.
Final yr’s champion Joan Mir equalled his best finish of the season for Suzuki with a strong ride to second, whereas Ducati’s Jack Miller returned to the rostrum for the primary time since Cataluya in June.
It was additionally a case of what might have been for Bagnaia, who crashed out of the earlier spherical whereas main at Misano, as Quartararo encountered his first retirement of the yr whereas mired behind Jorge Martin’s Ducati.
Within the newest Tank Slappers Podcast, Autosport’s Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com’s Oriol Puigdemont focus on Bagnaia’s brilliance in Portugal and all the important thing speaking factors.
Additionally they provide their views on a controversial Moto3 incident the place MotoGP-bound Daryn Binder wiped out title protagonist Dennis Foggia, which successfully handed rookie Pedro Acosta the championship.