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MotoGP- Bagnaia Takes Second Win

Feature Image Credit: Francesco Bagnaia

A dramatic turn of events has a new podium setter, 2nd time winner and amazing battles. 

The Misano World Circuit is guaranteed to be an epic race. 

What will happen? Will Marquez take his second win, or will Bagnaia? Tune in to find out!

First, Pecco Bagnaia, Fabio Quartararo and Jack Miller get away well, Marc Marquez fighting up the inside of teammate Pol Espargaro to make his way into 4th. 

The new Ducati winner, Bagnaia, already has a lead over 1.5 seconds and Miller has a lead of 0.83 seconds ahead of Quartararo. 

Behind the main group, Jorge Martin is fighting with Quartararo for the last spot on the podium. Aleix Espargaro is 5th ahead of the two Repsol Honda men. 

Jorge Martin crashes out during his battle with Quartararo, the first victim to the cooler temperatures. Marquez overtakes A. Espargaro as Enea Bastiannini looks to take 4th. And he succeeds, overtaking Marquez and works to close the 3.5 second gap.

Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin is given a long lap penalty for taking a shortcut at turn 1. 

At the same moment, both Miller and Quartararo go wide, cutting their lead by 1.5 seconds. 

Then, Alex Rins has made his way up to 6th place as P. Espargaro falls to 9th. 

Soon after, Quartararo overtakes Miller and immediately begins to close the gap between him and Bagnaia. 

Then Alex Rins goes through on Marquez, looking to overtake Bastiannini. 

Iker Lecuona crashes out at turn 4. 

Then, Bastiannini is continually cutting the gap between himself and Jack Miller on the two year old Ducati.

For almost all riders, tires are beginning to be an issue.

First, Alex Rins crashes out at turn 1.

Them Jack Miller has a track limits warning.

Bastiannini is getting fastest lap after fastest lap, hunting down Miller until he overtakes him and claims the last spot on the podium. The next target: Quartararo.

With eight laps to go, Bagnaia is in 1st with Quartararo and Bastiannini behind him.

Towards the end of the race, Brad Binder made his way from 18th to 9th place, much like his brother in Moto3.

The gap at the front is down to .3 seconds with 2 laps to go. Marquez is looking to overtake Miller, who has suffered greatly.

And Bastiannini wins the race, followed by Quartararo and Bastiannini.

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