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Good out of Marc Márquez, who took the lead to open the track with Fabio Quartararo to wheel. The Honda of Takaaki nakagami, which went through the floor in the second lap after entering the turn 12 strained. Same outcome for Johann zarco, which he forced beyond his means not to lose contact with the leading group.
After Marc and Fabio progressed Jorge Martin, followed by Rins and the two official Ducati. As the laps passed, the Repsol Honda strut began to open a gap with Fabio, even surpassing the two-second barrier. From behind, Martín was beginning to feel the push from Miller, who was going up as planned until the middle of the race. The one who took more than normal to get into the fight was the Poleman, ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia, who was slow to contact his partner, then fourth. The Italian, in fact, surpassed Miller in an action where the Australian could have let him pass with team orders in between.
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Surprisingly, Miller could not keep up with the rhythm of ‘Pecco’ and was losing steam, probably due to your choice of tires. Such was the downturn that the two Suzuki even contacted him, managing to overcome both -with a hitch included with Mir-, in addition to Bastianini, which returned to set a great performance.
Already in the final section, the only incentive was the pressure of Bagnaia on Jorge Martín, already very physically impaired. The Italian contacted his brand partner with three laps to go and overtook him at the first change. In addition, the Madrilenian received a Long Lap for poorly drawing the links in the first sector, a penalty that would deprive him of fighting the P3 and even for the P4, which would end in possession of Rins. .
Ahead, Marc managed to perfection the more than four seconds on ‘El Diablo’ and he did the same on his greatest rival in the championship. The eight-time world champion was unrivaled in Austin and was crowned again, with Pol Espargaró 10th and Álex Márquez also in points, 12th. The two men from Petronas returned to the points, Andrea Dovizioso (13th) and Valentino Rossi (15º).