Bagnaia Ready to Make Up for Mistakes at the American GP, ​​After Falling in Portugal

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – The Portuguese MotoGP which took place at the Portimao Circuit left a story. Ducati racer Francesco Bagnaia was involved in a collision with Marc Marquez which caused both of them to fall during the main race.

Initially, Bagnaia’s position was in front of Marquez. Until the last three laps, Marquez tried to overtake Bagnaia at the fifth corner.

At that corner, Marquez overtook Bagnaia and then went slightly wide. Bagnaia returned to the corner and at the same time Marquez closed Bagnaia’s path until the two of them touched and fell.

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However, the FIM MotoGP Stewards have confirmed that the accident that occurred between Bagnaia and Marquez was a racing incident. Therefore, no further action was taken.

Regarding this incident, Bagnaia said that he was ready to make amends at the American MotoGP, which is one of his favorite tracks.

“The American Grand Prix is ​​one of my favorites on the calendar, the track is fantastic, I really enjoy Austin, and even the atmosphere of the event is different,” said Bagnaia, quoted from Crash, Wednesday (10/4/2024).

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“I arrived in America motivated and ready to make amends. “Last year, we were competitive all weekend, and if I hadn’t crashed, we would have won Sunday’s race too,” he continued.

Bagnaia is optimistic that he will achieve positive results at the American GP. He admitted that he had prepared himself well and was determined to fight at the front.

“After the performance in Portugal, I arrived in Austin feeling motivated and confident,” said Bagnaia.

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“I anticipate a fierce Grand Prix, but we have prepared well. “We have a strong foundation and a clear understanding of the areas that need improvement, so we are determined to get back to competing at the front this weekend,” he added.

For your information, due to the collision incident with Marquez, Bagnaia had to be willing to shift his position at the top of the standings to fourth place with 37 points. Meanwhile, the top position in the standings is currently occupied by Jorge Martin with 60 points.

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2024-04-11 01:42:00
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