MAGICAL MOGEDA: Daniel Mogeda wins an unpredictable battle at Assen

The FIM Supersport 300 World Championship was back in action at the TT Circuit Assen for a thrilling race, with changeable conditions throughout. Daniel Mogeda (Team#109 Retro Trafc Kawasaki) took victory after an amazing end to the race – stealing the race lead at the perfect point and making it count.

MAGIC FOR MOGEDA: Mogeda wins in an all-Spanish podium

As always, WorldSSP300 provided everything, with battles throughout the field, twists in the Championship, and unpredictable results. However, after entering the last lap in third position, Mogeda made his presence known – pouncing to take the race lead on the last lap and defending to the line to take his first win. Unai Calatayud (ARCO SASH MotoR University Team) finished in second after a brilliant race from P7 on the grid to claim his maiden podium. Inigo Iglesias rounded out the podium and came across the line in third to make it the first all-Spanish podium in WorldSSP300 since 2019.

REDUCED RACE: a crash from Buis brings out the red flag

Jefferey Buis (Freudenberg KTM-PALIGO Racing) made a historic start to the race, stealing the race lead at the end of the first lap from P10 on the grid. The first incident of the race came on lap two, with Emiliano Ercolani (Yamaha Motoxracing WorldSSP300 Team) and Matteo Vannucci (Pata Yamaha AG Motorsport Italia) crashing on lap two of the race. However, one lap later, Buis crashed on the exit of the final corner, collecting Julio Garcia (KOVE Racing Team) – bringing out the red flags. Buis was declared unfit due to concussion and would be transported to hospital for further assessment.

The race was restarted, with Loris Veneman (MTM Kawasaki) starting in P1 for a five-lap reduced-distance race. The Dutch rider led on the restart of the race to begin yet another WorldSSP300 classic. Aldi Satya Mahendra (Team BrCorse) pulled off an unbelievable save on the #26 machine. Meanwhile, Mirko Gennai (MTM Kawasaki) and Samuel Di Sora (ARCO SASH MotoR University Team) were the next fallers at turn five.

SPOTS OF RAIN: a drama-filled last lap

The final lap was filled with drama, with Iglesias battling in a 16-rider group for the race lead. Kevin Sabatucci (Team Flembbo-PL Performances) crashed on the final lap of the race. However, Mogeda took the lead on the final lap of the race, holding his line at the final corner and crossing the line to win after a perfect drive out of the final corner.

INSEPARABLE: less than two seconds separate the top 10

Petr Svoboda (Fusport-RT Motorsports by SKM-Kawasaki) brought his Kawasaki to the line in fourth after Veneman finished fifth on the #7 machine – receiving a penalty after the race. The Dutch rider ended the race ahead of Galang Hendra Pratama (ProGP NitiRacing), who also received a penalty and rounded out the top six. Ruben Bijman (Team Flembbo-PL Performances) was seventh, ahead of Aldi Satya Mahendra (Team BrCorse), who was eighth after qualifying on the front row in the Tissot Superpole. Marc Garcia (KOVE Racing Team) finished ninth and was the only KOVE machine in the restart after his teammate on the #48 was unable make the restart. Marco Gaggi (Team BrCorse) rounded out the top 10 in yet another unpredictable WorldSSP300 race.

The top six from WorldSSP300 Race 1, full results here:

1. Daniel Mogeda (Team#109 Retro Traffic Kawasaki)

2. Unai Calatayud (ARCO SASH MotoR University Team) +0.083s

3. Inigo Iglesias (Fusport-RT Motorsports by SKM-Kawasaki) +0.086s

4. Petr Svoboda (Fusport-RT Motorsports by SKM-Kawasaki) +0.658s

5. Loris Veneman (MTM Kawasaki) +0.660s

5. Galang Hendra Pratama (ProGP NitiRacing) +0.670s

Watch WorldSSP300 Race 2 on Sunday at 12:45 Local Time (UTC+1) using the WorldSBK VideoPass!


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