British rider Cal Crutchlow has won the 2016 Czech Republic MotoGP grand Prix in Brno after seeing off the challenge from Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez. He becomes the first Brit to win MotoGP premier class grand Prix in about 35 years. Rossi finished second while Marquez continues his podium spree with a very rewarding third place.
Czech Republic MotoGP 2016 Results & Highlights: Nobody games him a chance but Crutchlow surprised everyone by winning the race with rather ease in the end. It takes an incredible run of 6 grand prizes with six different winners starting back in Mugello. Now Jorge Lorenzo, Valentino Rossi, Jack Miller, Marc Marquez, Andrea Iannone and Cal Crutchlow has won the last 6 grand prizes.
Czech MotoGP Race Highlights
[ #CzechMotoGP Full race replay video will be available shortly, please check back at around 17:00 UK time for extended race footage ]
MotoGP action continues with back to back Grand Prix this weekend at the historic Brno race track in the Czech Republic. Austrian MotoGP produced a classical result with Ducati duo taking the one-two on the podium and we can expect another surprise this weekend starting with Friday Practice Sessions on 19th August.
After 11 rounds of MotoGP, this season the driver’s championship is setting up nicely for Marc Marquez who is leading the pack with 181 points to his name that’s 43 points clear at the top. Defending champions Jorge Lorenzo is second with 138 points closely followed by none other than Valentino Rossi. who have 124 points
Marc Marquez has been a totally rejuvenated rider this season. Unlike the mistakes he made last year, he is more composed and eager to see off the challenges and avoid unnecessary risks which have put him in a superb situation to win his third MotoGP world title.
The Race Results and championship table after Brno MotoGP will be placed here immediately after the chequered flag plus a short review how the action unfolded on Sunday’s big MotoGP race which can swing the driver’s championship pendulum one way or the other. Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest on both Friday practice sessions and Saturday’s qualifying and he will be confident of getting the better of Rossi and Marquez as he starts on pole position.
Czech MotoGP 2015 Replay Video: We will try to post the full race replay video right here shortly after the race which will be available in several parts.
It was the only second time this year that Valentino Rossi finished in top 3 in the qualifying rounds and looking at his race form this season we can assume that if he manages to drive through without crash he can pose a real challenge for both Marquez and Lorenzo who will start ahead of him