|The Repsol Honda team endured a bizarre race in the San Marino Grand Prix
this afternoon, with Dani Pedrosa being taken out on the first lap.|
A last minute yellow flag displayed due to issues with Karel Abraham's bike, created confusion on the grid as teams regrouped to prepare for a restart. When Dani's crew went to remove his front tyre warmer the wheel was locked, causing delay for the Spanish rider. The brake issue was resolved only after the permitted time and for this reason Dani had to start from the back of the grid.
Title contender Dani had a strong start from 21st and had climbed to 8th position in few corners, when Hector Barberá crashed in turn 6 and unfortunately wiped out his fellow countryman.
Dani's Repsol Honda team-mate Jonathan Rea avoided any such drama and found himself in clear space for much of the race. Jonathan, taking part in his first MotoGP race, took this opportunity to progress his already rapid learning curve on the Honda RC213V. As his confidence grew, he gradually closed in on Nicky Hayden but was unable to catch him. He finished in 8th position and scored his maiden points in the premier class.
The next race takes place in 2 weeks in Aragon. Dani will be looking to recover some important points on Lorenzo and Jonathan will continue to gain experience on the Honda MotoGP machine at a track he has already tested at in early September.
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