New 2023 World Championship standings after Sunday’s Qatar MotoGP at Lusail, round 19 of 20.
Francesco Bagnaia will head into the Valencia title showdown with a 21-point lead over Jorge Martin, as they compete for the final 37 points of the season. Bagnaia has consistently improved his championship position throughout the season. Martin, on the other hand, maintains his same championship position from the previous race. It is worth noting that Bagnaia is a rookie in this competition.