ttl passes the podium in San Marino
Philipp Öttl misses his second podium place of the season at Moto3 only marginally. Bayer profits from various crashes of the competition. Motorcycle driver Philipp Öttl underlined his strong form in the Moto3 class and just missed his second podium position of the season, finishing fourth at the Grand Prix of San Marino in Misano on a wet track. Four weeks earlier, the 21-year-old had unexpectedly finished second in Spielberg, Austria, and Öttl found the compromise between risk and control, which meant that Bayer, which started from eleventh place, benefited from the numerous crashes of the competition. Only 16 riders reached the finish line in the difficult conditions:”This was one of my most difficult races. You could always have fallen,”Öttl said at Eurosport:”I tried to bring the points home. The Italian Romano Fenati secured the victory ahead of the sovereign World Cup leader Joan Mir (Spain). Fabio Di Giannantonio from Italy completed the Honda podium, and Öttl remains in tenth place overall after his third consecutive top-ten finish. 14th place in the Honda standings. of 18 WRC rounds will take place on 24.