The recent Moto3 Grand Prix held at the Motegi Circuit in Japan on Sunday saw Britain’s 18 year old Danny Kent victorious. What made his victory even more momentous was the fact that this was the first Grand Prix victory in his career wherein Spaniard Maverick Vinales came in second and Italian Alessandro Tonucci can in third place.
Kent clocked 40:02:775 seconds to triumph as the Japanese Grand Prix while Vinales clocked at 0.260 seconds and Tonucci clocked at 2.353 seconds behind him. German KTM rider Sandro Cortese finished in sixth place to lead to 255 points that is 56 points ahead of Vinales while Spain’s Luis Salom crashed out of the race making him slide down to third spot in the standings at 194 points
Red Bull KTM Danny Kent was pleased with his performance and his first win in his career. Other KTM riders who also finished were Zulfahmi Khairuddin of Malaysia who finished fifth and is optimistic of his performance in next week’s GP in Malaysia where he hopes to get a podium finish. Arthur Sissis of Australia and Niklas Ajo of Finland came in at 11th and 13th position.