Fabio Quartararo had a incredible operation within the drivers’ world championship, returning to victory in Assen on Sunday, his fourth of the season. Because of the in any other case disappointing performances of the 2 Ducati manufacturing facility riders (Bagnaia sixth; Miller retired) and average performances by his compatriot Johann Zarco, fourth on the checkered flag behind Viñales and Mir, much less harmful for him within the championship, the younger Frenchman scored properly. and far of its imprint this primary a part of the championship earlier than a well-deserved summer time break.
Now chief with 34 factors forward of Zarco and 47 over Bagnaia, Quartararo leads the primary Yamaha manufacturing facility double of the season. A double which permits the Japanese group to signal a rating of 45 factors this Sunday, and to go away the Ducati manufacturing facility group, which solely scores 10 items, to 42 factors.
Because of his podium of the day acquired from tenth place on the grid, the reigning World Champion, Joan Mir, climbs to fourth within the drivers’ standings, one level forward of Miller. His podium permits Viñales to regain the higher hand over Miguel Oliveira, fifth on the end line. Race with out factors for Valentino Rossi, sufferer of one of many uncommon crashes of the race, and nonetheless 19th general.
Among the many groups, the combat for third place is shut, with 15 factors separating Pramac Racing (third) from Suzuki (fifth), with KTM sandwiched between the 2 buildings. Regardless of Lecuona falling whereas within the factors, Tech3 scores three items by means of Danilo Petrucci. The French group nonetheless brings up the rear however is getting nearer to 2 factors from Avintia.
Among the many producers, the whole lot goes for the most effective for Yamaha, which as soon as once more enjoys 25 factors and takes 12 factors this Sunday at Ducati. With its 16 items, Suzuki is near 9 factors of KTM, with a virgin end result lower than the Austrian producer.