MotoGP Race Result: Austrian GP

Race result from the Red Bull Ring in Austria, round 11 of the 2021 MotoGP World Championship

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Brad Binder took an extraordinary victory for factory KTM in front of the manufacturers home-crowd at the Red Bull Ring, Austria. The South-African stayed on slicks after a late downpour forced most of the grid to pit for wet tyres.

Binder had moved up to 6th when the rain started to appear and the leaders grouped together as the conditions became more challenging. The five riders ahead of him elected to pull into the pits to change to wet weather settings but Binder gambled and gingerly guided his KTM RC16 to take the chequered flag.

MotoGP Race Result – Red Bull Ring, Austrian GP
POSRIDERNATTEAMTIME/DIFF
1Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM40m 43.928s
2Francesco BagnaiaITADucati Team+12.991s
3Jorge MartinESPPramac Ducati+14.570s
4Joan MirESPSuzuki Ecstar+15.623s
5Luca MariniITASky VR46 Avintia Ducati+17.831s
6Iker LecuonaESPKTM Tech3+17.952s
7Fabio QuartararoFRAMonster Yamaha +19.650s
8Valentino RossiITAPetronas Yamaha+20.150s
9Alex MarquezESPLCR Honda+20.692s
10Aleix EspargaroESPAprilia Gresini+21.270s
11Jack MillerAUSDucati Team+28.144s
12Danilo PetrucciITAKTM Tech3+28.193s
13Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda+28.603s
14Alex RinsESPSuzuki Ecstar+33.642s
15Marc MarquezESPRepsol Honda+38.459s
16Pol EspargaroESPRepsol Honda+43.384s
17Cal CrutchlowGBRPetronas Yamaha+55.950s
 Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTMDNF
 Johann ZarcoFRAPramac DucatiDNF
 Enea BastianiniITAAvintia DucatiDNF

Lead image: Rob Gray