Over the last laps of the race, both pilots delivered a hot dance. It takes two for a tango
The Mandalika International Street Circuit, after 25 years MotoGP returns to Indonesia. After the Superbike World Championship completed its last race of the season there in 2021, MotoGP now also makes a guest appearance in Indonesia for its second race of the season and already Saturday offered a lot. Hot temperatures, hot maneuvers and a Suzuki so hot that Rins' bike caught fire. But what qualifying showed us was how draining the track and the temperatures are for the riders. They were drained and exhausted. You guessed there what was to come on Sunday and yet everything turned out differently.
Accidents, with no good outcome. They often happened in the junior classes. Often they happened due to too risky driving of the individual pilots. Often they happened in narrow driver fields. Unfortunately, not all of them ended well. The accidents lie like a shadow over the current season, and not only in MotoGP. The Superbike class is also affected. What needs to be done now
A race Sunday and way too many special moments. The double victory of Honda. The resurgent Marc Marquez, who won again for the first time on a right-handed circuit. Pol Espargaró's first podium as a factory rider. The incredible recovery of Enea Bastianini, who started in 16th place and ended up in third. Valentino Rossi's last race on home ground and then Fabio Quartararo's early World Championship win.