Marco Bezzecchi secured a commanding victory in the inaugural Indian Grand Prix today, leading from the beginning to the end, while Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia endured a crash that dramatically alters the landscape of the world championship race.
In a flawless performance, Marco Bezzecchi clinched victory at the inaugural MotoGP Indian Grand Prix held at the Buddh International Circuit. The race witnessed a fierce battle for the second position between championship rivals Francesco Bagnaia and Jorge Martin, but Bagnaia’s unfortunate crash allowed Martin to secure the runner-up spot, with Fabio Quartararo finishing in third place.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also in attendance for this momentous occasion, and he officially inaugurated the event.
Marco Bezzecchi stormed to victory in the inaugural MotoGP Indian Grand Prix with a flawless performance.
The Ducati rider claimed the lead on an eventful opening lap and was in a league of his own from there. With championship leader Francesco Bagnaia crashing out of the race, the title fight has been blown wide open.
“I’m very happy,” Bezzecchi said in parc ferme. “It was a tough race, a really long one. “After yesterday [in the Sprint] when I got hit by Luca [Marini], I wanted to get my revenge today and fortunately, I started better. I was able to get in the lead quite early and then I just tried to stay focused and get my rhythm on.
As the riders crossed the finish line on the final lap, CM Yogi Adityanath waved the checkered flag, signifying the official conclusion of the race.
CM Yogi Adityanath awarded the championship trophy to the Indian Grand Prix victor, Marco Bezzecchi. Furthermore, Yogi had the opportunity to interact with the riders. MotoGP racers from various corners of the globe also commended Uttar Pradesh and its Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath.