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MotoGP Italian GP: Full Moto2 and Moto3 race results

KTM celebrated victories in the Moto3 and Moto2 class courtesy of Daniel Holgado and Pedro Acosta at the MotoGP Italian Grand Prix.

Daniel Holgado, Red Bull KTM Tech3

The 17-lap Moto3 grand prix kicked off Sunday’s race action at Mugello, Daniel Holgado scored his third win of the 2023 season by 0.051 seconds.

The typically massive lead group battle traditionally seen at Mugello in the Moto3 class gave way to a tense five-rider fight for victory.

Poleman Deniz Oncu made a hard overtake at the Turn 9 right-hander on the final lap and pulled a gap on the riders behind.

Exiting the final corner onto the start/finish straight in first, Ajo KTM’s Oncu was pipped on the line by Tech3’s KTM’s Holgado.

Ayumu Sasaki completed the podium for the Intact GP Husqvarna squad, 0.005s adrift of Oncu, while Aspar’s David Alonso and Leopard’s Jaume Masia narrowly missed out to round out the top five.

The second Intact GP bike of Colin Veijer was sixth, with Diogo Moreira (MT Helmets MSI) overcoming a grid drop and long lap penalty to finish seventh ahead of SIC58’s Ricardo Rossi, Angeluss MTA’s Stefano Nepa and Kaito Toba (SIC58).

Holgado’s championship lead stands at 35 points heading to next week’s German GP.

Moto3 Italian GP - race results (17 laps)

Cla Rider Bike Gap Interval
1 Spain Daniel Holgado KTM    
2 Turkey Deniz Öncü KTM 0.051 0.051
3 Japan Ayumu Sasaki Husqvarna 0.056 0.005
4 David Alonso GASGAS 0.172 0.116
5 Spain Jaume Masia Honda 0.487 0.315
6 Collin Veijer Husqvarna 13.321 12.834
7 Brazil Diogo Moreira KTM 13.332 0.011
8 Italy Riccardo Rossi Honda 13.360 0.028
9 Italy Stefano Nepa KTM 13.429 0.069
10 Japan Kaito Toba Honda 13.460 0.031
11 Ivan Ortola KTM 14.146 0.686
12 Matteo Bertelle Honda 14.243 0.097
13 United Kingdom Scott Ogden Honda 15.023 0.780
14 Jose Antonio KTM 15.701 0.678
15 Japan Ryusei Yamanaka GASGAS 15.744 0.043
16 Italy Andrea Migno KTM 20.945 5.201
17 Italy Romano Fenati Honda 23.062 2.117
18 David Salvador KTM 38.743 15.681
19 Luca Lunetta KTM 38.783 0.040
20 Indonesia Mario Suryo Aji Honda 38.981 0.198
21 United Kingdom Joshua Whatley Honda 39.002 0.021
22 Spain Ana Carrasco KTM 40.085 1.083
  Japan Taiyo Furusato Honda 1 Lap 1 Lap
  Japan Tatsuki Suzuki Honda 1 Lap 0.108
  Spain Vicente Pérez KTM 9 Laps 8 Laps
  Joel Kelso CF MOTO 10 Laps 1 Lap
  Filippo Farioli KTM 16 Laps 6 Laps
  Spain Xavier Artigas CF MOTO 16 Laps 0.056
Pedro Acosta, Red Bull KTM Ajo

Pedro Acosta, Red Bull KTM Ajo

Photo by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images

Despite a chaotic opening lap, the 19-lap Moto2 grand prix proved to be a sedate affair as Pedro Acosta dominated proceedings.

After second-placed Alonso Lopez collided with Sam Lowes at Turn 11, the Speed Up rider was handed a long lap penalty.

When he peeled off to serve his punishment, Acosta was released into a lead of two seconds which he continued to swell to six seconds come the final tour as the Ajo KTM rider eased to the win.

He beat Marc VDS’ Tony Arbolino as Jake Dixon snatched a podium on his Aspar-run machine to complete the top three.

An injured Aron Canet, who started from pole, got his Pons machine to fourth at the chequered flag ahead of Fantic Racing’s Celestino Vietti.

Lopez had to serve the long lap again after running off into the gravel on his first attempt, but still salvaged sixth ahead of Gresini’s Filip Salac.

Yamaha VR46 Master Camp rider Manuel Gonzalez was eighth from Honda Team Asia’s Somkiat Chantra and Aspar’s Sergio Garcia.

Moto2 Italian GP - race results (19 laps)

Cla Rider Gap Interval
1 Spain Pedro Acosta    
2 Italy Tony Arbolino 6.194 6.194
3 United Kingdom Jake Dixon 8.582 2.388
4 Spain Arón Canet 8.847 0.265
5 Italy Celestino Vietti Ramus 9.534 0.687
6 Spain Alonso López 10.852 1.318
7 Czech Republic Filip Salač 13.994 3.142
8 Spain Manuel Gonzalez 16.171 2.177
9 Thailand Somkiat Chantra 18.008 1.837
10 Spain Sergio García 18.021 0.013
11 Italy Mattia Pasini 20.365 2.344
12 United States Joe Roberts 22.895 2.530
13 Italy Dennis Foggia 23.143 0.248
14 Netherlands Bo Bendsneyder 23.851 0.708
15 Japan Ai Ogura 24.307 0.456
16 Belgium Barry Baltus 25.046 0.739
17 Borja Gomez 28.601 3.555
18 Spain Izan Guevara 29.642 1.041
19 United States Sean Dylan Kelly 48.482 18.840
20 Italy Lorenzo Dalla Porta 48.708 0.226
21 Taiga Hada 59.397 10.689
22 Malaysia Kasma Daniel Kasmayudin 1'31.843 32.446
23 Spain Albert Arenas 2 Laps 2 Laps
  Netherlands Zonta van den Goorbergh    
  Germany Lukas Tulovic    
26 United Kingdom Sam Lowes    
27 Spain Fermin Aldeguer    
28 Spain Jeremy Alcoba    
29 South Africa Darryn Binder    
30 Spain Marcos Ramirez    

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