A disastrous Qatar Grand Prix for Jorge Martin has done Pecco Bagnaia a big MotoGP world championship battle favour – but it could’ve been better still had he not let Fabio di Giannantonio snatch victory
Pecco Bagnaia finished second in the Qatar Grand Prix, losing to Fabio Di Giannantonio but maintaining a strong position in the championship race. Despite the loss, Bagnaia’s main rival, Jorge Martin, had a disastrous race, widening the gap between them to 21 points. Bagnaia took an early lead and held it for most of the race while Di Giannantonio worked his way up to challenge him. Di Giannantonio ultimately overtook Bagnaia on lap 19 and secured the victory. Bagnaia managed to finish second with a comfortable lead over third place, securing crucial points in the championship standings.