Having come into the Assen spherical 34 factors clear within the championship standings, Fabio Quartararo was nicely on track to his second world title.
However a uncommon mistake led to him crashing out within the early phases whereas making an attempt to move title rival Aleix Espargaro.
Quartararo would crash for a second time just a few laps later to register his first DNF for the reason that 2021 Algarve GP.
In the meantime, Espargaro recovered from dropping to 15th to ending fourth and reducing Quartararo’s championship lead right down to 21 factors going into the summer season break.
Within the newest Tank Slappers podcast, Autosport’s Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com’s Oriol Puigdemont talk about how Quartararo’s mistake might have an effect on him going ahead and whether or not Espargaro is now in a a lot stronger place to battle for the title.
In addition they talk about Maverick Vinales’ breakthrough podium for Aprilia and the downturn for the Japanese producers, in addition to the most recent rider market tales.