The Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo played host to the final round of the World Championship for the fifteenth consecutive season today, with the Moto3 riders the first to take the chequered flag as Brad Binder signed off from his title-winning season with another win.
Binder lost touch with the pack in the opening stages of the race but produced a similar comeback to Jerez to take his seventh win of the season. Joan Mir and Andrea Migno both finished less than a tenth behind the winner to join him on the podium, whilst Enea Bastianini secured the points he needed to take the runner-up spot in the championship ahead of Jorge Navarro, who overhauled Mahindra Pull&Bear Aspar rider Pecco Bagnaia for third.
Jorge Martín rode hard right to the end of the race, fighting it out for a hard-earned tenth place after losing touch with the lead group. The Spaniard had to battle his way past a bunch of rivals in order to set his own pace but by then it was too late to make any further progress up the order.
Martín concludes his second season in the Moto3 World Championship with the Aspar Team in sixteenth place in the final standings and with the fond memory of a debut podium.
10th Jorge Martín:
“I am happy, although it is clear the season could have finished in a better way. I gave 100% in my last race for this team. I wanted to sign off on a high but it wasn’t to be. I have given it my best shot over the past two seasons, which have been very positive, very educational, and I want to thank the team for everything they have done to help me grow over the past two years.”
Source: Aspar Media
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