Iveco Daily TT Assen, Race Results
28 June 2014
In a rain affected race Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) won his eighth consecutive race of the year and equaled the 1971 record of Giacomo Agostini by winning the first eight Grand Prix of the season. Second place went to Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), who led for a number of laps before being overtaken by Marquez on a drying track to cross the finishing line some 6.7 seconds behind.
Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) came in third after a duel with Open Class rider and polegetter Aleix Espargao (NGM Forward Racing Yamaha). Pedrosa now moves up to equal second in the championship table with Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha) who finished fifth after starting the race from pit lane after a late decision to change back from slick tyres to wet.
1st: Marc Marquez (SPA) Repsol Honda 43’29.954
2nd: Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati Team +6.714
3rd: Dani Pedrosa (SPA) Repsol Honda +10.791
After his last Grand Prix race win in the 250cc class at a wet Assen TT in 2003 Anthony West (QMMF Racing Team Speed Up) took his second Grand Prix victory and his first Moto2 win in an exciting and incident filled and rain affected Moto2 race. Starting from twenty-third on the grid West worked his way to third place and took the lead when both race leader Simone Corsi ( NGM Forward Racing Kalex) and second place holder Sam Lowes (Speed Up) crashed. West then had to hold off a determined last lap challenge from Maverick Vinales (Paginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex) to take a well deserved win.
Third was Mika Kallio (Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex), retaining his second place in the championship table and closing the gap to championship leader Esteve Rabat (Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex) who finished eighth.
1st: Anthony West (AUS) QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 40’02.089
2nd: Maverick Vinales (SPA) Paginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex +0.318
3rd: Mika Kallio (FIN) Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex +0.743
After an incident filled race Alex Marquez (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda) won his second consecutive Moto3 race lifting himself to equal second in the championship table with Romano Fenati (SKY Racing Team VR46 KTM), both 7 point behind championship leader Jack Miller (Red Bull KTM Ajo). Marquez took the lead after race leader Jack Miller crashed out on the second lap and won convincingly from team mate Alex Rins (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda).Third was Miguel Oliveira (Mahindra Racing) who, at one stage looked capable of taking second place from Rins but failed to do so.
Miller’s crash looked certain to lose him the championship lead to Romano Fenati, but Fenati also crashed out still leaving Miller in top spot.
1st: Alex Marquez (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda 30’07.648
2nd: Alex Rins (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda +2.960
3rd: Miguel Oliveira (POR) Mahindra Racing +3.644