A classic two-horse race between Ducati Team’s AndrewZh and Team Suzuki ECSTAR’s Cristianmm17
A classic two-horse race between Ducati Team’s AndrewZh and Team Suzuki ECSTAR’s Cristianmm17, the gamers that qualified first and second on the grid in Thursday evening’s qualifying session. The chasing pack couldn’t get close as the pair reeled off a succession of fast, consistent times. In the face of unrelenting pressure, AndrewZh held his nerve to take the chequered flag 0.4 seconds ahead.
The fight for third was intense at first, with reigning eSport Champion trastevere73 making swift progress from his qualifying position on the second row. Despite his best efforts, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP rider couldn’t bridge the gap to the leaders. He would ultimately collect solid points for third.
Pre-event favourite adrianDP26 (Team Suzuki Ecstar) was a lonely fourth while Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Juan_nh16 was an impressive fifth around a difficult circuit for KTM’s RC16. XxBoMbeR_45xX (Petronas Yamaha SRT) staged a remarkable recovery from the back of the grid to finish sixth, after winning out in an intense battle with Moe (LCR Honda), Mereja (Pramac Racing Ducati), early crasher EleGhosT555 (Repsol Honda Team) and Rllorca (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini), who finished sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth respectively.