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Impressive the Moto2 race that we have lived in Assen. Augusto Fernández has achieved his first victory in the motorcycle world championship thanks to a final crash by Lorenzo Baldasarri and Álex Márquez. The two drivers were fighting for victory and the leadership of the world championship, and the Italian made a mistake that ended with both of them on the ground.
After this incident, Thomas Luthi inherits the leadership of the World Cup despite the fact that he was the rider with the least rhythm of the three leaders. In fact, the Swiss had the luck of the champion by not falling when he took Xavi Vierge's motorcycle, which had crashed right in front of him. Luthi stayed on his feet, finished fourth and is the new leader.
Thomas Luthi is the new world leader
At the exit Brad Binder managed to get in the first position and Xavi Vierge second. The KTM one was trying to break the race from the beginning and opened some gap on Remy Gardner and the two Marc VDS. Thomas Luthi got behind Álex Márquez and began to put the bike in him, it was the dispute for the head of the world championship.
Remy Gardner had a scare and it was Alex Lowes who managed to neutralize Binder and take the lead. Behind, Augusto Fernández had been making a fantastic comeback and joined the leading group. His teammate, Lorenzo Baldasarri, was suffering the most, who was tenth in a chasing group that also threatened to get caught in the lead.
The pace was so slow that two new riders joined the group. In addition to Baldasarri, the other KTM, Jorge Martín's, also joined the peloton. Even Enea Bastianini was flirting with a group of ten pilots. The one who disappeared from the group was Remy Gardner, the poleman of the race, who was going to the ground at the chicane. Meanwhile, Augusto Fernández took the lead.
As the end approached, the nerves grew in the group. Alex Lowes also fell after a touch with Jorge Martín, and the same path followed Jorge Navarro. Brad Binder was still in the lead, beginning to break the group, and behind also Jorge Martín went to the ground after a pass from Álex Márquez. The sieve among the Spanish was hard, since Iker Lecuona also fell.
In the end the champions emerged. Brad Binder got a gap of a second and a half after all the mess, but Álex Márquez got to work and immediately recovered the difference, with the whole squad in slipstream. Five laps to go, Xavi Vierge crashed, whose bike was in the middle of the circuit and Enea Bastianini took it ahead. Thomas Luthi managed to save the miracle fall.
Disaster two laps from the end. Lorenzo Baldasarri went to the ground and took Álex Márquez ahead. The Spaniard was out of his mind and even pushed his rival while he was on the ground. The victory was in the hands of Augusto Fernández, while Brad Binder was second and Luca Marini got a totally unexpected podium. With so much chaos, finally Iker Lecuona, who had risen, gets a point, being fifteenth.