Motul Assen TT
Race Results – 27 June 2015
After a 20 lap stalking by Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda), Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) won the last 6 lap battle after being forced off the track on the last chicane by an aggressive overtaking move of Marquez which caused Rossi to run off straight through the gravel onto the start/finish straight and cross the finish line ahead of Marquez.
The win extended Rossi’s lead in the World Championship to 10 points ahead of Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), who finished third.
Fourth place went to Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) who had another good ride with Pol Espargaro (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) fifth and Cal Crutchlow (CWM LCR Honda) sixth.
1 Valentino ROSSI( ITA) Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha 40’54.037
2 Marc MARQUEZ (SPA) Repsol Honda Team Honda +1.242
3 Jorge LORENZO (SPA) Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Yamaha +14.576
In a race that was restarted and shortened to 16 laps due to a red flag Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport Kalex) came out on top in a head-to-head with Tito Rabat (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Kalex) which saw Zarco, after a poor start, catch and pass current World Champion Rabat to take his third win of the season leaving Rabat to take second place with Sam Lowes (Speed Up Racing) third.
Fourth spot went to Moto2 rookie Alex Rins (Paginas Amarillas HP 40 Kalex) who finished ahead of Thomas Luthi (Derendinger Racing Interwetten Kalex) in fifth and Xavier Simeon (Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 Kalex) sixth.
1 Johann ZARCO (FRA) Ajo Motorsport Kalex 26’13.410
2 Tito RABAT (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Kalex +0.757
3 Sam LOWES (GBR) Speed Up Racing Speed Up +2.080
In a race where any one of six riders had a chance of winning, victory finally went to Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Ajo) with Moto3 rookie, Fabio Quartararo (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda) second and Championship leader Danny Kent (Leopard Racing Honda) third, all three crossing the finish line within 0.117s.
Fourth place went to Jorge Navarro (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda) with Romano Fenati (Sky Racing Team VR46 KTM) fifth and pole sitter Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing Team Moto3 Honda) sixth.
1 Miguel OLIVEIRA (POR) Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 37’54.427
2 Fabio QUARTARARO (FRA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 Honda +0.066
3 Danny KENT (GBR) Leopard Racing Honda +0.117