Francesco Bagnaia admitted that he was left “really frightened” following his Turn 1 mistake in the closing laps of the
During the MotoGP race, the factory Ducati racer set a fast pace and opened up a five-second lead over the battle for third. Gresini’s Di Gianantonio eventually overtook Bagnaia with four laps to go, as he aimed for his first win. Bagnaia tried to regain the lead, but got caught in the dirty air and narrowly missed hitting Di Gianantonio, causing him to run wide. Despite the scare, Bagnaia finished in second place and extended his championship lead to 21 points over Martin. Bagnaia expressed relief and stated that his goal was to secure good points for the championship, as they head to the season finale in Valencia. He believes he is in the best position and hopes to manage the situation better than last year.