Rins battles previous Marquez to seal victory at Aragon MotoGP | Racing Information

Suzuki’s Alex Rins held off a spirited problem from Repsol Honda rookie Alex Marquez to say his first victory of the season on the Aragon Grand Prix in Spain on Sunday.
Rins’ workforce mate Joan Mir completed third to take the Championship lead from pole-sitter Fabio Quartararo, who completed a disappointing 18th for Petronas Yamaha.
Beginning 10th on the grid, Rins stormed out of the blocks to maneuver as much as fourth on the opening lap earlier than shifting previous Yamaha’s early pace-setter Maverick Vinales to take the lead on lap eight.
Marquez, recent off his maiden MotoGP podium end in France final weekend, climbed up 9 spots and examined Rins within the remaining 5 laps, however the Suzuki rider held his nerve to seal victory on residence soil.

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