Aragon MotoGP: Espargaro takes home win

Published: 30 September 2012

Kalex rider Pol Espargaro won his home race at Motorland Aragon today after a race long battle with championship leader and fellow Spaniard Marc Marquez.

Neither Spaniard wanted to concede the lead and the pair traded places several times in the latter half of the race, with Espargaro eventually getting the better of Marquez.

Brit Scott Redding rode a determined race to take the final step on the podium after a hard pass on Andrea Iannone on the final lap.

Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith finished fifth behind Iannone. Fellow Brit Gino Rea finished 22nd.

1 25 40 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Pons 40 HP Tuenti Kalex 158.3 40'25.260
2 20 93 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol Suter 158.2 +1.447
3 16 45 Scott REDDING GBR Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 158.2 +1.743
4 13 29 Andrea IANNONE ITA Speed Master Speed Up 158.2 +1.825
5 11 38 Bradley SMITH GBR Tech 3 Racing Tech 3 158.1 +2.193
6 10 5 Johann ZARCO FRA JIR Moto2 Motobi 158.1 +2.999
7 9 3 Simone CORSI ITA Came IodaRacing Project FTR 158.0 +4.317
8 8 81 Jordi TORRES SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 158.0 +5.115
9 7 71 Claudio CORTI ITA Italtrans Racing Team Kalex 157.9 +5.519
10 6 95 Anthony WEST AUS QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 157.9 +5.631
11 5 12 Thomas LUTHI SWI Interwetten-Paddock Suter 157.9 +5.851
12 4 80 Esteve RABAT SPA Pons 40 HP Tuenti Kalex 157.9 +6.548
13 3 18 Nicolas TEROL SPA Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2 Suter 157.8 +7.549
14 2 63 Mike DI MEGLIO FRA Kiefer Racing Kalex 157.4 +14.075
15 1 77 Dominique AEGERTER SWI Technomag-CIP Suter 157.2 +17.322
16  36 Mika KALLIO FIN Marc VDS Racing Team Kalex 157.2 +17.390
17  49 Axel PONS SPA Pons 40 HP Tuenti Kalex 157.2 +17.492
18  60 Julian SIMON SPA Blusens Avintia Suter 157.1 +17.837
19  92 Alex MARIÑELARENA SPA Targo Bank CNS Motorsport Suter 156.3 +30.579
20  23 Marcel SCHROTTER GER Desguaces La Torre SAG Bimota 156.2 +32.748
21  84 Steven ODENDAAL RSA Arguiñano Racing Team AJR 156.2 +32.879
22  8 Gino REA GBR Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 Suter 156.1 +33.271
23  72 Yuki TAKAHASHI JPN NGM Mobile Forward Racing FTR 156.1 +34.311
24  75 Tomoyoshi KOYAMA JPN Technomag-CIP Suter 155.9 +36.563
25  14 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA Thai Honda PTT Gresini Moto2 Suter 155.8 +38.261
26  57 Eric GRANADO BRA JIR Moto2 Motobi 154.7 +56.020
27  82 Elena ROSELL SPA QMMF Racing Team Speed Up 153.4 +1'17.202
28  20 Jesko RAFFIN SWI GP Team Switzerland Kalex 153.4 +1'17.670
29  10 Marco COLANDREA SWI SAG Team FTR 153.3 +1'18.363
30  30 Takaaki NAKAGAMI JPN Italtrans Racing Team Kalex 153.0 +1'24.244
31  22 Alessandro ANDREOZZI ITA S/Master Speed Up Speed Up 152.9 +1'25.153

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