2023 Mugello MotoGP Results
Rarely do victory celebrations seem more apt. Less than a minute after winning his home Mugello MotoGP for the second year in succession, Francesco Bagnaia (Lenovo Ducati) stopped his Desmosedici, handed it to a marshal on the outside of Casanova and joined members of his fan club who had set up an impromptu table and barbeque in the gravel trap. His victory margin of 1.067 seconds didn’t tell the full story; Bagnaia had just made this look like a casual stroll in the park.
By Neil Morrison
It really shouldn’t have been this straightforward. After noting a nagging pain in his right foot in the days after the French Grand Prix collision with Maverick Vinales (Aprilia Racing), medical checks confirmed Bagnaia had cracked the talus bone in his right ankle. He