2014 Catalunya Moto3 Results | Race Recap

2014 Catalunya Moto3 Results | Race Recap

Alex Marquez

2014 Catalunya Moto3 Results

Alex Marquez led the Moto3 race from start to finish at his home round in Catalunya to land his second win in the class – his first coming at the Motegi circuit last year.

The win also marks Honda’s first in Moto3 since 2012, breaking the current KTM winning streak in the class.

The younger Marquez – brother of MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez – finished 3.2 clear of second place finisher Enea Bastianini, whose rookie season in the Championship on the Junior Go&Fun bike is showing promise.

The rookie continued his strong showing converting his best qualifying into a first podium in an incredible second for the rider, after a competitive and mature ride.

Efren Vazquez took third on his Honda with championship-points leader Red Bull KTM’s Jack Miller tailing close behind. Sky Racing VR46 rider Romano Fenati managed fifth after suffering electrical problems in qualifying and starting from sixteenth.

Brad Binder marked his best finish of the year with sixth, followed by younger brother to Maverick, Isaac Viñales. Niklas Ajo appeared to be ready to take second place until losing control of his bike, though the Finn managed an incredible save after the machine flung both legs over the bike and had him seated side saddle at one point.

John McPhee and Francesco Bagnaia completed the top ten finishers. 

Alex Rins retired from the race after just three laps due to a lost gear shifter. The Spanish rider had begun the race with a broken foot following a crash the day prior in qualifying.

Other non-finishers include Niccolo Antonelli, who crashed out on the first lap—his thirteenth of the season–while one lap later, wildcard Maria Herrera collided with SIC-AJO rider Hafiq Azmi, ending the race for both of them.

2014 Catalunya Moto3 Results:

1 25 12 Alex MARQUEZ SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda 151.4 41’11.656
2 20 33 Enea BASTIANINI ITA Junior Team GO&FUN Moto3 KTM 151.2 +3.236
3 16 7 Efren VAZQUEZ SPA SaxoPrint-RTG Honda 151.2 +3.512
4 13 8 Jack MILLER AUS Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 151.2 +3.764
5 11 5 Romano FENATI ITA SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM 151.2 +3.862
6 10 41 Brad BINDER RSA Ambrogio Racing Mahindra 151.2 +4.048
7 9 32 Isaac VIÑALES SPA Calvo Team KTM 151.2 +4.131
8 8 31 Niklas AJO FIN Avant Tecno Husqvarna Ajo Husqvarna 150.8 +9.781
9 7 17 John MCPHEE GBR SaxoPrint-RTG Honda 150.3 +18.578
10 6 21 Francesco BAGNAIA ITA SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM 150.3 +18.597
11 5 10 Alexis MASBOU FRA Ongetta-Rivacold Honda 150.3 +18.982
12 4 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA POR Mahindra Racing Mahindra 150.3 +19.042
13 3 19 Alessandro TONUCCI ITA CIP Mahindra 150.2 +19.328
14 2 98 Karel HANIKA CZE Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 150.2 +19.623
15 1 84 Jakub KORNFEIL CZE Calvo Team KTM 150.2 +19.983
16 63 Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN MAL Ongetta-AirAsia Honda 150.2 +20.394
17 52 Danny KENT GBR Red Bull Husqvarna Ajo Husqvarna 150.1 +21.011
18 61 Arthur SISSIS AUS Mahindra Racing Mahindra 149.3 +35.095
19 65 Philipp OETTL GER Interwetten Paddock Moto3 Kalex KTM 149.3 +35.340
20 43 Luca GRÜNWALD GER Kiefer Racing Kalex KTM 149.3 +35.589
21 3 Matteo FERRARI ITA San Carlo Team Italia Mahindra 149.3 +35.702
22 91 Gabriel RODRIGO ARG RBA Racing Team KTM 149.2 +36.232
23 57 Eric GRANADO BRA Calvo Team KTM 149.2 +36.300
24 51 Bryan SCHOUTEN NED CIP Mahindra 149.1 +38.535
25 11 Livio LOI BEL Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex KTM 149.1 +38.536
26 9 Scott DEROUE NED RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 149.1 +38.606
27 95 Jules DANILO FRA Ambrogio Racing Mahindra 148.9 +42.593
28 58 Juanfran GUEVARA SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto3 Kalex KTM 148.1 +56.150
29 55 Andrea LOCATELLI ITA San Carlo Team Italia Mahindra 148.1 +56.210
30 22 Ana CARRASCO SPA RW Racing GP Kalex KTM 147.8 +1’01.152
31 4 Gabriel RAMOS VEN Kiefer Racing Kalex KTM 147.8 +1’01.249
Not Classified
42 Alex RINS SPA Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda 138.4 18 Laps
38 Hafiq AZMI MAL SIC-AJO KTM 141.2 21 Laps
6 Maria HERRERA SPA Junior Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda 140.6 21 Laps
Not Finished 1st Lap
23 Niccolò ANTONELLI ITA Junior Team GO&FUN Moto3 KTM 0 Lap

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