The Moto2 race of the Andalucian GP, third round of the middle class of the 2020 MotoGP World Championship, has given Italy great satisfaction with three Italian riders on the podium in Jerez de la Frontera. In fact, Enea Bastianini preceded the two standard bearers of the Sky Racing team VR46 Luca Marini e Marco Bezzecchi that after crossing the finish line were the protagonists of a curious episode. The two teammates in fact joined each other to hug each other to celebrate the excellent result obtained but, thanks to the tiredness, both ended up on the ground without fortunately reporting any consequences. The two in fact, after the fall, reached the winner Enea Bastianini on the podium and celebrated without incident and with the smile printed on their faces this first all-Italian podium in the middle class of the MotoGP of the last 22 years: it was in fact from the 1998 Imola race (when still the category it was called 250cc) that didn’t happen.
In the end luckily nothing serious happened for the two bearers of the Sky Racing Team VR46 who after the podium ceremony to the microphones of Sky Sport also had the opportunity to joke about the episode that saw them protagonists in Jerez de la Frontera after having crossed the finish line in second and third position: “After a podium there is – said Luca Marini –, especially also for photographers. We tried to shake hands and hug each other, but we didn’t succeed “. “I was so powerless … we hooked up with Luca and we both fell“Reiterated a Marco Bezzecchi exhausted but very happy for having hit his first podium in the middle class of the World Championship.