Silverstone Moto3: Canet wins red-flagged race

Aron Canet claimed victory in the Silverstone's Moto3 race, which was red-flagged on the final lap due to an incident between Juanfran Guevara and Bo Bendsneyder.

Silverstone Moto3: Canet wins red-flagged race

Canet's win was his third of the season and, as a result, he retook second place in the standings from Romano Fenati, who finished seventh.

The Spaniard emerged among the frontrunners during the final stages of the race, entering the last lap in the lead.

And, even though he was passed by his teammate Enea Bastianini, Jorge Martin and Gabriel Rodrigo at Turn 1, the order was reverted when the red flag came out.

The stoppage was caused by Guevara and Bendsneyder falling at Brooklands. While the Dutchman walked away, Guevara had to be attended to by doctors on the scene, and was eventually taken away in an ambulance.

Canet's Estrella Galicia teammate Bastianini took second, the Italian - last year's championship runner-up - finally taking his first podium finish of the season.

Martin, still yet to have fully healed from his earlier injuries, completed the podium.

Argentinian Rodrigo finally converted his rapid pace into a strong race result, his fourth place finish the best result of his Moto3 career.

Championship leader Joan Mir took fifth, followed by his Leopard teammate Livio Loi and Fenati.

The top 10 was completed by Andrea Migno (Sky Racing VR46), Phillipp Oettl (Schedl) and Fabio di Giannantonio (Gresini).

Race results:

Pos.RiderBikeTime/Gap
1 spain Aron Canet  Honda 35'53.028
2 italy Enea Bastianini  Honda 0.063
3 spain Jorge Martin  Honda 0.111
4 spain Gabriel Rodrigo  KTM 0.232
5 spain Joan Mir  Honda 0.455
6 belgium Livio Loi  Honda 0.520
7 italy Romano Fenati  Honda 0.678
8 italy Andrea Migno  KTM 0.702
9 germany Philipp Ottl  KTM 1.200
10 italy Fabio Di Giannantonio  Honda 1.461
11 japan Tatsuki Suzuki  Honda 1.755
12 malaysia Adam Norrodin  Honda 2.055
13 united_kingdom John McPhee  Honda 2.196
14 thailand Nakarin Atiratphuvapat  Honda 3.812
15 italy Manuel Pagliani  Mahindra 3.860
16 italy Niccolo Antonelli  KTM 4.292
17 italy Lorenzo Dalla Porta  Mahindra 4.560
18 japan Ayumu Sasaki  Honda 4.582
19 italy Marco Bezzecchi  Mahindra 4.678
20 italy Nicolo Bulega  KTM 4.597
21 united_kingdom  Tom Booth-Amos  KTM 15.242
22 france Jules Danilo  Honda 15.552
23 czech_republic Jakub Kornfeil  Peugeot 17.687
24 finland Patrik Pulkkinen  Peugeot 18.671
25 italy Tony Arbolino  Honda 19.339
26 spain Albert Arenas  Mahindra 22.584
27 spain Maria Herrera  KTM 24.434
Ret spain Juan Francisco Guevara  KTM 1 lap
Ret  netherlands Bo Bendsneyder  KTM 1 lap
Ret  united_kingdom  Jake Archer  KTM 3 laps
Ret  spain Marcos Ramírez  KTM 4 laps
Ret  japan Kaito Toba  Honda 7 laps
Ret  spain Jaume Masia  KTM 11 laps
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