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2013 Mugello Moto2 | Results

2013 Italian Grand Prix Moto2 Results

Spoiler Alert: 2013 Mugello Moto2 results listed below

The last time a British rider took successive races in the intermediate classes was 1971, but Marc VDS Racing’s Scott Redding now has the record.

Redding won the Grand Prix of Italy Sunday ahead of Nicol Terol and Johann Zarco, respectively. This allowed Redding to extend his lead to 43 points ahead of Terol.

On Saturday, Redding – who won his first Moto2 race last time out in France – celebrated pole position, starting in front of Japan’s Takaaki Nakagami as Germany’s Marcel Schrotter placed himself on the front row for the first time.

Nakagami took the lead off the start line, but a decisive move from Redding saw the Gloucestershire rider slide through at Poggio Seco on the fourth lap. Nakagami, struggling under braking, immediately began to drop back and crashed out of the race at Scarperia on Lap 9 – this marked his second fall in as many Grands Prix.

As Redding began to stretch out a healthy advantage over Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2’s Terol and Came IodaRacing Project’s Zarco, Tuenti HP 40’s Pol Espargaro set about the task of damage limitation. From tenth on the grid, the pre-season title favorite made significant progress in the second half of the race.

Aided by contact between Alex de Angelis and Xavier Simeon, which put the Belgian out of the race, Espargaro stole his final position of fourth from Mika Kallio just two laps from home.

Marc VDS’ Kallio would round out the top five, leading home Aspar’s Jordi Torres after an entertaining duel. Seventh-placed Simone Corsi on the NGM Mobile Racing Speed Up was the leading Italian rider from aforementioned teammate De Angelis, as Tom Luthi and Dominique Aegerter ended quiet weekends in the final two top 10 positions for Interwetten Paddock Moto2 Racing and Technomag carXpert, respectively.

Schrotter would finish 12th from third on the grid, whereas Tuenti’s Esteve Rabat – who had been the championship leader after Jerez – made a mistake and finished 13th.

Six riders did not make the finish, including Indonesian duo Rafid Topan Sucipto and Doni Tata Pradita as the former fell and collected the latter at the first corner.

2013 Mugello Moto2 Results:

1 25 45 Scott REDDING GBR Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 165.6 39’53.942
2 20 18 Nicolas TEROL SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 165.4 +2.175
3 16 5 Johann ZARCO FRA Came Iodaracing Project Suter 165.3 +4.387
4 13 40 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Tuenti HP 40 Kalex 164.9 +9.787
5 11 36 Mika KALLIO FIN Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 164.9 +9.851
6 10 81 Jordi TORRES SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 164.9 +10.644
7 9 3 Simone CORSI ITA NGM Mobile Racing Speed Up 164.8 +10.718
8 8 15 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM NGM Mobile Forward Racing Speed Up 164.8 +10.844
9 7 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Interwetten Paddock Moto2 Racing Suter 164.8 +10.900
10 6 77 Dominique AEGERTER SWI Technomag carXpert Suter 164.7 +12.166
11 5 24 Toni ELIAS SPA Blusens Avintia Kalex 164.7 +12.173
12 4 23 Marcel SCHROTTER GER Desguaces La Torre SAG Kalex 164.5 +15.871
13 3 80 Esteve RABAT SPA Tuenti HP 40 Kalex 163.7 +27.919
14 2 11 Sandro CORTESE GER Dynavolt Intact GP Kalex 163.6 +28.688
15 1 4 Randy KRUMMENACHER SWI Technomag carXpert Suter 163.6 +28.973
16 14 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA Thai Honda PTT Gresini Moto2 Suter 163.6 +29.323
17 60 Julian SIMON SPA Italtrans Racing Team Kalex 163.4 +32.176
18 63 Mike DI MEGLIO FRA JiR Moto2 Motobi 163.3 +33.762
19 88 Ricard CARDUS SPA NGM Mobile Forward Racing Speed Up 162.7 +42.145
20 95 Anthony WEST AUS QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 162.6 +44.322
21 9 Kyle SMITH GBR Blusens Avintia Kalex 162.5 +45.584
22 52 Danny KENT GBR Tech 3 Tech 3 162.5 +45.962
23 17 Alberto MONCAYO SPA Argiñano & Gines Racing Speed Up 162.1 +51.091
24 72 Yuki TAKAHASHI JPN IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia Moriwaki 161.4 +1’02.477
25 54 Mattia PASINI ITA NGM Mobile Racing Speed Up 160.8 +1’11.895
26 96 Louis ROSSI FRA Tech 3 Tech 3 159.9 +1’25.369
Not Classified
19 Xavier SIMEON BEL Desguaces La Torre Maptaq Kalex 164.8 4 Laps
49 Axel PONS SPA Tuenti HP 40 Kalex 163.4 5 Laps
44 Steven ODENDAAL RSA Argiñano & Gines Racing Speed Up 161.3 12 Laps
30 Takaaki NAKAGAMI JPN Italtrans Racing Team Kalex 164.8 13 Laps
7 Doni Tata PRADITA INA Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 Suter 0 Lap
97 Rafid Topan SUCIPTO INA QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 0 Lap

2013 Moto2 Championship Point Standings:

Pos. Rider Bike Nation Points
1 Scott REDDING Kalex GBR 101
2 Nicolas TEROL Suter SPA 58
3 Mika KALLIO Kalex FIN 58
4 Esteve RABAT Kalex SPA 55
5 Pol ESPARGARO Kalex SPA 54
6 Dominique AEGERTER Suter SWI 53
7 Johann ZARCO Suter FRA 44
8 Xavier SIMEON Kalex BEL 35
9 Alex DE ANGELIS Speed Up RSM 30
10 Takaaki NAKAGAMI Kalex JPN 29
11 Jordi TORRES Suter SPA 26
12 Simone CORSI Speed Up ITA 24
13 Anthony WEST Speed Up AUS 20
14 Toni ELIAS Kalex SPA 19
15 Marcel SCHROTTER Kalex GER 19
16 Mattia PASINI Speed Up ITA 18
17 Julian SIMON Kalex SPA 18
18 Mike DI MEGLIO Motobi FRA 14
19 Thomas LUTHI Suter SWI 12
21 Sandro CORTESE Kalex GER 5
22 Louis ROSSI Tech 3 FRA 1
23 Ricard CARDUS Speed Up SPA 1

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