Enea Bastianini got the better of Karel Hanika and Stefano Manzi to win a last-lap scrap that produced the closest finish of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez and claim his first victory in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup.
Jorge Martin stole victory from Karel Hanika at the final corner to take the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup opening race at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez.
Returning from the thrilling Texas trip, the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies are in action again at Jerez in southern Spain this coming weekend for races three and four in the chase for the Cup. Austin winners Bradley Ray and Karel Hanika are looking to maintain their momentum while the rest of the 23-strong field are determined to turn things around.
Karel Hanika won an incredible second race of the 2013 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, holding off the determined attacks of Manuel Pagliani and Toprak Razgatlıoğlu. The 17-year-old Czech leaves the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas heading the points table after finishing second on Saturday.
Bradley Ray obliterated the opposition to win the first race of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup for 2013 leaving pole man Karel Hanika and Toprak Razgatlıoğlu to cross the line over 6 seconds behind.
The first ever motorcycle pole position at the Circuit of the Americas has gone to Karel Hanika as the 17-year-old Czech qualified fastest for the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup races ahead of 16-year-old Manuel Pagliani and 15-year-old Enea Bastianini.
It’s number-crunching time again, as MotoGP™ heads to Circuit of the Americas for the first in a trio of American races this season.