2013 Sachsenring Moto3 | Results

KTM's Alex Rins leads Luis Salom and Maverick Vinales

KTM’s Alex Rins leads Luis Salom and Maverick Vinales

2013 Germany Grand Prix Moto3 Results

Following a dominating qualifying session, Estrella Galicia 0,0 KTM’s Alex Rins carried the momentum into Sunday’s Moto3 race.

The pole-man battled intensely with many, but took Moto3 Championship leader Luis Salom on corner 12 of 13 on the final lap at Sachsenring. Rins would hold off a charge by Salom to take the win. Maverick Viñales, who also battled for the lead throughout, was third to ensure that the top three riders in the championship filled the podium places.

Rins led from pole, but after an entertaining battle with Vinales, elected to yield the lead to the Team Calvo rider. The order would continue to change between the duo, until Lap 24 when Viñales took the advantage after Rins ran wide, only for Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Salom – who had typically waited patiently in third position – to seize the advantage in an impressive double overtaking manoeuvre at Sachsen Kurve.

Following Salom’s move, Rins crucially passed Viñales into the final corner, which allowed him three laps to hunt down the lead. The margin was three tenths of a second at the start of the final lap, but Rins bravely dived up the inside of the penultimate corner to seal his second victory after Austin, Texas, as the leading trio crossed the line separated by only two and a half tenths of a second.

In fourth position, Mahindra Racing’s Miguel Oliveira overhauled Estrella Galicia 0,0’s Alex Marquez in the closing stages, with the latter having made charge in the second half of the race.

Efren Vazquez was sixth on the second Mahindra, while Jack Miller was disappointed to finish seventh for Caretta Technology – RTG, having started fifth on the grid. The top eight was rounded out by equally disappointed home rider Jonas Folger (Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3), who had been fourth on the grid.

Ongetta-Rivacold’s Alexis Masbou did not make the start following a problem in the Warm-Up, whereas four riders crashed out of the race. An early mistake by wildcard rider Kevin Hanus (Thomas Sabo GP Team) saw him collect Eric Granado (Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3), whereas wildcard Luca Amato (Mahindra Spiel-Kiste) and Lorenzo Baldassarri (GO&FUN Gresini Moto3) made mistakes of their own.

2013 Sachsenring Moto3 Results:

12542Alex RINSSPAEstrella Galicia 0,0KTM150.239’34.735
22039Luis SALOMSPARed Bull KTM AjoKTM150.2+0.232
31625Maverick VIÑALESSPATeam CalvoKTM150.2+0.248
41344Miguel OLIVEIRAPORMahindra RacingMahindra149.9+4.982
51112Alex MARQUEZSPAEstrella Galicia 0,0KTM149.9+5.201
6107Efren VAZQUEZSPAMahindra RacingMahindra149.9+5.456
798Jack MILLERAUSCaretta Technology – RTGFTR Honda149.5+10.659
8894Jonas FOLGERGERMapfre Aspar Team Moto3Kalex KTM149.2+15.593
9741Brad BINDERRSAAmbrogio RacingSuter Honda149.1+18.406
10661Arthur SISSISAUSRed Bull KTM AjoKTM149.0+18.447
11584Jakub KORNFEILCZERedox RW Racing GPKalex KTM149.0+18.562
12432Isaac VIÑALESSPAOngetta-Centro SetaFTR Honda148.9+20.093
1335Romano FENATIITASan Carlo Team ItaliaFTR Honda148.9+20.151
14253Jasper IWEMANEDRW Racing GPKalex KTM148.9+20.646
15123Niccolò ANTONELLIITAGO&FUN Gresini Moto3FTR Honda148.8+22.797
1663Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDINMALRed Bull KTM AjoKTM148.7+23.845
1765Philipp OETTLGERTec Interwetten Moto3 RacingKalex KTM148.7+24.485
1831Niklas AJOFINAvant TecnoKTM147.9+36.968
1989Alan TECHERFRACIP Moto3TSR Honda147.9+37.073
203Matteo FERRARIITAOngetta-Centro SetaFTR Honda147.9+37.204
219Toni FINSTERBUSCHGERKiefer RacingKalex KTM147.0+51.410
2211Livio LOIBELMarc VDS Racing TeamKalex KTM147.0+52.549
2317John MCPHEEGBRCaretta Technology – RTGFTR Honda146.9+53.937
2422Ana CARRASCOSPATeam CalvoKTM146.9+54.241
2558Juanfran GUEVARASPACIP Moto3TSR Honda146.8+54.598
2619Alessandro TONUCCIITALa Fonte TascaracingFTR Honda146.8+54.751
2729Hyuga WATANABEJPNLa Fonte TascaracingFTR Honda146.8+55.202
2895Jules DANILOFRAAmbrogio RacingSuter Honda145.2+1’21.376
2966Florian ALTGERKiefer RacingKalex KTM145.0+1’24.498
304Francesco BAGNAIAITASan Carlo Team ItaliaFTR Honda141.61 Lap
Not Classified
77Lorenzo BALDASSARRIITAGO&FUN Gresini Moto3FTR Honda148.819 Laps
21Luca AMATOGERMahindra Spiel-KisteMahindra146.420 Laps
57Eric GRANADOBRAMapfre Aspar Team Moto3Kalex KTM144.324 Laps
86Kevin HANUSGERThomas Sabo GP TeamHonda144.224 Laps
Not Starting
10Alexis MASBOUFRAOngetta-RivacoldFTR Honda0 Lap

2013 Moto3 Championship Point Standings:

Pos.RiderBikeNationPoints
1Luis SALOMKTMSPA172
2Maverick VIÑALESKTMSPA158
3Alex RINSKTMSPA142
4Jonas FOLGERKalex KTMGER81
5Alex MARQUEZKTMSPA70
6Miguel OLIVEIRAMahindraPOR69
7Jack MILLERFTR HondaAUS47
8Brad BINDERSuter HondaRSA46
9Alexis MASBOUFTR HondaFRA42
10Efren VAZQUEZMahindraSPA41
11Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDINKTMMAL40
12Arthur SISSISKTMAUS39
13Jakub KORNFEILKalex KTMCZE32
14Niklas AJOKTMFIN32
15Isaac VIÑALESFTR HondaSPA26
16Romano FENATIFTR HondaITA23
17Danny WEBBSuter HondaGBR15
18Niccolò ANTONELLIFTR HondaITA13
19John MCPHEEFTR HondaGBR10
20Jasper IWEMAKalex KTMNED8
21Eric GRANADOKalex KTMBRA7
22Alan TECHERTSR HondaFRA3
23Alessandro TONUCCIFTR HondaITA2
24Livio LOIKalex KTMBEL1
25Philipp OETTLKalex KTMGER1

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