2017 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas Recap

A weekend spent at Circuit of The Americas® is a weekend well spent. We headed down to Austin for the 2017 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas to watch MotoGP™’s most skilled riders compete for the Americas Grand Prix title. To no surprise, Marc Marquez came out on top to claim his 5th straight win in Texas.

MOTOGP_20150412_Rizzo_46885-2.jpgThe 2017 Austin MotoGP™ win didn’t come easy and it was much needed after his crash in Argentina earlier this season. “We needed this. It was an important weekend. I felt pressure… (Now) we can fight for the championship” Marquez said.

Leading into the weekend Marquez, Vinales and Rossi were the riders to watch and they certainly put on a show. Intense competition was a major theme between the three and an early crash by Vinales left Rossi, Marquez, and Spaniard Dani Pedrosa battle it out for the finish.

Pedrosa took an early lead, but with the skill and persistence of Marquez he took the lead with several laps left and lead the race from there on out.

2017 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas Results:

  1. Marc Marquez
  2. Valentino Rossi
  3. Daniel Pedrosa
  4. Cal Crutchlow
  5. Johann Zarco
  6. Andrea Dovizioso
  7. Andrea Iannone
  8. Danilo Petrucci
  9. Jorge Lorenzo
  10. Jack Miller
  11. Jonas Folger
  12. Scott Redding
  13. Tito Rabat
  14. Hector Barbera
  15. Alvaro Bautista

With Sunday’s results, Rossi holds the top as the championship leader, just ahead of Vinales. The finish to the MotoGP season is going to be a ride of a lifetime and we can’t wait to watch it play out.

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