The five-time world champion, Lorenzo, deserves to be named the best driver in the Grand Prix title on Sunday (12/8). As if not enough to appear aggressive during the Brno race, X-Fuera again presented a captivating performance at the Red Bull Ring.
Andrea Dovizioso took the lead after the start, but lost his position at Turn 3 which Lorenzo won. The second Marquez, followed by DesmoDovi, Alex Rins and Cal Crutchlow. While the Yamaha duo: Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales tried to get up from the back row.
It only takes two opening laps, Austrian MotoGP dominated by a duel between Lorenzo, Marquez and Dovizioso. Nevertheless, the race led by the world champion survived, even had the chance to lead by more than a second in the middle of the lap.
However, Lorenzo's competition against Dovizioso for second place kept their distance cut from Marquez. Both Ducati drivers then overshadow the rival starting Lap 16. Intermittent one lap, the duel was only controlled by Marquez versus Lorenzo because Dovizioso widened.
The last nine laps, Lorenzo fought fiercely against Marquez. Next season's potential teammate duels will get hotter when entering the last three laps. There was an overtaking action at Turn 9 and 10, with The Baby Alien taking first place on the remaining two laps.
The peak at the last lap. Again Lorenzo and Marquez overtook ria. But the race was finally won by X-Fuera, which brilliantly conquered the rival right at the Turn 9. Red Bull Ring became Lorenzo ’s Land, as well as their third victory of the season.
Dovizioso had to settle for finishing third. Cal Crutchlow took LCR Honda in fourth place, in front of Danilo Petrucci. Rossi made good results with success claiming sixth, followed by Dani Pedrosa in front of Rins and Johann Zarco.
While completing the top 10 was Alvaro Bautista, who outperformed Tito Rabat, with Vinales finishing 12th. While KTM rider Bradley Smith picked up 14th place. One rider was recorded not finishing, namely rookie Xavier Simeon.
The next MotoGP will be held at Silverstone Circuit, England on 26 August.