2013 Italian Grand Prix Moto3 ResultsSpoiler Alert: 2013 Moto3 results from Mugello listed below
Luis Salom has claimed his second Moto3 win of 2013 following a multiple-rider battle for victory in the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM in Mugello.The Red Bull KTM Ajo rider pulled out a small advantage on the final lap to lead home Estrella Galicia 0,0’s Alex Rins and Team Calvo’s Maverick Viñales, who retains his championship lead.Having won the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix, Salom was yet to finish off the podium this year and has therefore maintained his impressive run. He went third on the opening lap and, with a handful to go, could be seen making the most of his KTM power to pull in front of the pack on the start/finish straight.The crucial moment came three laps from home, as Rins’ teammate Alex Marquez allowed Salom to pull out enough of a gap to hold the advantage, by the time Rins and Viñales re-joined the top three group. Rins, having bogged down slightly at the start, was nonetheless delighted with second place from third on the grid.Viñales led at half distance, having dispatched with Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 pole-sitter Jonas Folger on Lap 4 before heading up a thrilling lead group of six riders. Behind, another multi-rider cluster was contesting positions eighth and downwards, and on several occasions up to six men could be seen riding side-by-side on the drag down to first corner San Donato.Oliveira celebrated his best result of the season so far to finish fourth for Mahindra Racing from Marquez, both of whom enjoyed sizeable amounts of time in the lead. Folger ultimately finished sixth, whilst the top ten was completed by GO&FUN Gresini Moto3’s Niccolo Antonelli, Avant Tecno’s Niklas Ajo, Aspar’s Eric Granado and Caretta Technology – RTG’s Jack Miller.Five riders failed to make the finish of today’s race, including Romano Fenati, who flew over the front of his San Carlo Team Italia bike following contact with RW Racing GP’s Jasper Iwema, while Redox RW Racing GP’s Jakub Kornfeil and Ongetta-Centro Seta’s Matteo Ferrari were left highly frustrated to have ended up in the gravel trap of the final corner on the last lap.2013 Mugello Moto3 Results:
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This week, in the first segment Senior Editor Nic de Sena talks to us about the new Ducati Scrambler Icon Dark. This somewhat entry-level machine still comes with all the great Ducati hallmarks of excellent low down torque and impeccable handling. If you like to hear about fun motorcycles, then you’ll enjoy this one.
In the second segment, Editor-at-Large Neale Bayly brings us another of his interviews, this time it’s with Chip Doherty.
Chip’s amazing resume includes motorcycle racer, restorer and collector. Back in the early 2000s he used his engineering background to start motorcycle clothing manufacturer Motophoria.
After selling that company in 2007, Chip’s resume gained him entry to NASA where for 7 years he was responsible for launching the space shuttle! Since moving on from NASA, Chip expanded his collection of classic British bikes. Eventually Neale persuaded him to ride to Peru and help Neale’s Wellspring Foundation raise money for the orphanage there.
So, from all of us here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!