The Circuit of the Americas saw Jorge Martín become the first rider to repeat victory in the Moto3 category this season. The Spaniard, who started from pole, has had the edge over his rivals during the weekend and although in the race he was involved in a large group of riders fighting for the win, he managed to break clear over the last few laps and cross the finish line with a second and a half advantage over Enea Bastianini and four seconds ahead of Marco Bezzecchi and the Angel Nieto Team’s Italian Andrea Migno.
Albert Arenas also completed a great race from twenty-fourth place on the grid, picking up his first point of the season to head to Jerez in high spirits.
15th Albert Arenas:
“It has been a race from less to more and I am very happy with the work we have done. After a difficult weekend we managed to finish a race in which many things have happened. An incident in the first corner set us back and left both Migno and me in the last group. From there I continued to climb, finding a good feeling. I think my fastest lap was at the end of the race, we went from less to more. We have fought a lot, I am happy for the team, because although it is not our objective this is a result that gives us strength and confidence heading to the Jerez race, where it is incredible to race. We’re going to keep training hard.”
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