The Italians have won three so far this season in the 2022 MotoGP, which seems to be on the way to Enya Bastianini. After his first win in the season opener in Qatar, in the U.S. Circuit of America, “The Beast”, he is known to fans, is giving Ducati private team Gresini some gifts of a dream season to racing MotoGP.
Starting the French Grand Prix from fifth in the grid, Bastianini, who rode the Ducati Desmosedici GP21, competed in an impeccable race to win by capitalizing on his small size and light body weight to save tire life, which he is famous for as a paddock. It provided that when the Ducati MotoGP team rider from the Bastianini factory dropped Jack Miller in second place, he was overtaken by Miller’s teammate Peco Bagnia who was running ahead.
Attempts to chase The Beast forced Bagnia to make a mistake, a slide ending his race and allowing Bastianini to go home first. Miller is in second place, while Alex Espargaro of Aprilia Racing is in third place.
Meanwhile, at the Yamaha YZR-M1 factory, Frenchman and current world champion Fabio Quattro could only manage fourth place despite racing in front of his home crowd. Frenchman Johan Jarco, a colleague of private Pramac Ducati Desmosediki, dropped three places to fifth due to a slow run during qualifying.
For the 2022 MotoGP Rider’s Championship too much possession, no single rider has a clear dominance on the field. Quarterro are currently top with 102 points after seven runs, followed by Espargaro with 98 points and Bastianini with 94 points.
Among the top five is Team Suzuki Exter’s Alex Rinse in fourth place with 69 points, who crashed during the race and Suzuki is currently looking for a seat after announcing their departure from MotoGP, and Miller with 62 points. MotoGP Action moves to Mugello, Italy on May 29 for the Italian Grand Prix.