Moto3 Video Highlights: Round One FIM CEV Repsol Championship

Joan Mir (Honda) won the first race of the new Moto3 Junior World Championship ahead of fellow Spaniard Aron Canet (Honda) but only after Italian Nicoló Bulega (KTM) crashed out of the lead. The frontrunners swapped the top position on laps three, five, eight, and 14.

Bulega was able to remount and finish third just 0.4 seconds behind Canet. Dutchman Bo Bendsneyder (Honda) won a scrap for fourth with Husqvarna teammates Albert Arenas (Spain) and Lorenzo Dalla Porta (Italy).

Riders from four countries riding four brands of bikes occupied the top 10 places in the first race of the inaugural Moto3 Junior World Championship.

Joan Mir: “We knew going into the race that Bulega and I had the best pace, and we were able to work together to pull away from the pack. We were having as a very good battle until Bulega crashed. I’m really very happy because this is my first FIM CEV Moto3 race.”

Watch complete coverage of the first round of the 2015 FIM CEV Repsol International Championship from Autódromo Internacional do Algarve here

Moto3 Points Standings
1. Mir 25
2. Canet 20
3. Bulega 16
4. Bendsneyder 13
5. Arenas 11

Joan Mir (Honda) won the first race of the new Moto3 Junior World Championship ahead of fellow Spaniard Aron Canet (Honda) but only after Italian Nicoló Bulega (KTM) crashed out of the lead. The frontrunners swapped the top position on laps three, five, eight, and 14.

Bulega was able to remount and finish third just 0.4 seconds behind Canet. Dutchman Bo Bendsneyder (Honda) won a scrap for fourth with Husqvarna teammates Albert Arenas (Spain) and Lorenzo Dalla Porta (Italy).

Riders from four countries riding four brands of bikes occupied the top 10 places in the first race of the inaugural Moto3 Junior World Championship.

Joan Mir: “We knew going into the race that Bulega and I had the best pace, and we were able to work together to pull away from the pack. We were having as a very good battle until Bulega crashed. I’m really very happy because this is my first FIM CEV Moto3 race.”

Watch complete coverage of the first round of the 2015 FIM CEV Repsol International Championship from Autódromo Internacional do Algarve here

Moto3 Points Standings
1. Mir 25
2. Canet 20
3. Bulega 16
4. Bendsneyder 13
5. Arenas 11

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