MotoGP Qatar GP: Martin takes vital sprint win to roll title battle to final round
Martin’s victory in the sprint race at Losail and Bagnaia’s struggles to fifth place have narrowed the gap between them to seven points in the MotoGP championship, setting up a thrilling final round in Valencia next weekend. Di Giannantonio earned his first podium of the season and showcased his talent for a potential MotoGP ride next year. Marini, who started on pole, finished third after briefly leading the race. Martin made an aggressive move on Bagnaia to take third place and then continued to fight his way to the front, ultimately crossing the finish line first. Bagnaia’s evening got worse as he was overtaken by Di Giannantonio, finishing in fifth place.