Valentino Rossi wins the GP of Catalunya MotoGP


Valentino Rossi has scored the victory in the GP of Catalunya
in a career full of nuances in which the Italian has imposed its rhythm and has
dealt the final blow to Marc Márquez two laps from the end. However, the
the Repsol Honda rider can be satisfied, because with his second place,
Marquez is the new leader of the MotoGP. Dani Pedrosa completed the podium in the
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while Maverick Vinales has been the fourth
classified with the Suzuki.
The Spanish domain has been completed by Pol Espargaró
with his fifth place

Marc Marquez once again not to uphold his pole. Jorge
Lorenzo came out better and managed to win the first position
in the first curve, while
Marquez and Pedrosa were on their heels after overcoming Iannone,
which in turn lost his position with Rossi and Viñales after committing an error in the
first round. These movements caused the race to suffer the first
‘break’ with
a group headboard formed by Lorenzo, Marquez, Rossi, Pedrosa and Viñales, that I got to correct a small error
in the curve of ‘La Caixa’ to catch the leaders.

The continuous overtaking of Vinales Pedrosa attached to
the choice of tires made by the Honda pilot was causing both
to lose camber relative to the three leaders, all time
Valentino Rossi
placed at the front of the race
. In the end the Italian rider was the first
that could impose its rhythm effectively,
rompiendo the group and taking
Marquez with him
. For his part, Dani Pedrosa managed to reverse the situation and
be placed in the third position, while
Viñales, exceeded that of Jorge Lorenzo in
the fight for the fourth position
. For its part, Iannone was positioning itself fifth
ahead of Pol Espargaró.


Turnaround in the championship

While Rossi and Marquez postponed their fight to the last
rest of the race, behind the championship was a rollover.
Andrea Iannone threw to Jorge
Lorenzo in the braking of the straight back
in a move negligence of the
Italian, that in no case could put his Ducati on a curve. This new
conditioning left a straight final in which the lead role was for the
46 and 93. The first attack was Marc, but in the absence of two laps
Valentino Rossi regained the lead of the test. In champion mode, in mode ‘Il Doctore’,
Roios was getting the victory in the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Marquez with his second position is the new leader of the MotoGP,
while Dani Pedrosa has been in charge of closing the podium at Montmeló.
Maverick Vinales and Pol Espargaró completed the top five, being the pilot
the Monster Yamaha Tech3 the best satellite rider in the race after overcoming
significantly to Cal Crutchlow. From the seventh position and with a discrete
pace, Andrea Dovizioso has been the best rider Ducati after winning to
Alvaro Bautista, Danilo Petrucci and Héctor Barberá in a closed fight that have
maintained during the second half of the race.

Grand Prix Monster Energy de Catalunya

Pos. Points Num. Pilot Country Bike Km/h Time/Gap
1 25 46 Valentino ROSSI ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 156.4 44’37.589
2 20 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 156.3 +2.652
3 16 26 Dani PEDROSA SPA Repsol Honda Team Honda 156.0 +6.313
4 13 25 Maverick VIÑALES SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 155.0 +24.388
5 11 44 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 154.7 +29.546
6 10 35 Cal CRUTCHLOW GBR LCR Honda Honda 154.3 +36.244
7 9 4 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati Team Ducati 154.0 +41.464
8 8 19 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 153.9 +42.975
9 7 9 Danilo PETRUCCI ITA OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 153.8 +45.337
10 6 8 Hector BARBERA SPA Avintia Racing Ducati 153.7 +46.669
11 5 43 Jack MILLER AUS Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 153.6 +49.514
12 4 6 Stefan BRADL GER Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Aprilia 153.3 +55.133
13 3 50 Eugene LAVERTY IRL Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 153.1 +57.974
14 2 53 Tito RABAT SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Honda 153.0 +1’00.141
15 1 51 Michele PIRRO ITA Avintia Racing Ducati 153.0 +1’00.429
16 45 Scott REDDING GBR OCTO Pramac Yakhnich Ducati 152.1 +1’16.269
17 68 Yonny HERNANDEZ COL Aspar Team MotoGP Ducati 149.1 1 Lap
Not Classified
41 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Suzuki 152.7 7 Laps
99 Jorge LORENZO SPA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 155.9 9 Laps
29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Ducati Team Ducati 155.8 9 Laps
38 Bradley SMITH GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 145.6 19 Laps

Classification world MotoGP 2016

Pos. Piloto Motor País Puntos
1 Marc MARQUEZ Honda SPA 125
2 Jorge LORENZO Yamaha SPA 115
3 Valentino ROSSI Yamaha ITA 103
4 Dani PEDROSA Honda SPA 82
5 Maverick VIÑALES Suzuki SPA 72
6 Pol ESPARGARO Yamaha SPA 59
7 Aleix ESPARGARO Suzuki SPA 49
8 Hector BARBERA Ducati SPA 49
9 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati ITA 43
10 Andrea IANNONE Ducati ITA 41
11 Eugene LAVERTY Ducati IRL 39
12 Bradley SMITH Yamaha GBR 29
13 Stefan BRADL Aprilia GER 29
14 Alvaro BAUTISTA Aprilia SPA 29
15 Danilo PETRUCCI Ducati ITA 24
16 Cal CRUTCHLOW Honda GBR 20
17 Michele PIRRO Ducati ITA 19
18 Scott REDDING Ducati GBR 16
19 Tito RABAT Honda SPA 13
20 Loris BAZ Ducati FRA 8
21 Jack MILLER Honda AUS 7
22 Yonny HERNANDEZ Ducati COL 3