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Kent: “The strategy worked out really well”

Kent: “The strategy worked out really well”

Britain’s Danny Kent extends his championship lead to 51 points after winning the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya.

Leopard Racing’s Danny Kent becomes the first British rider since Barry Sheene in 1977 to win four Grand Prix races in a season. Just 0.035s split Kent from Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing Team Moto3) as the pair battled throughout the last lap.

Kent had tried to break away early in the race, but found himself constantly passed down the straight despite a lead of over 0.3s at times. As one of the most experienced riders in the class, Kent handled the situation perfectly and allowed the others to battle ahead of him before striking at the end.

Danny Kent: “It was really tough, all the other riders wanted the win. I knew in the last sector I was strong. I tried to pull away in the infield but got caught down the straight. The last few laps I sat behind them and let them do their thing and pounced on the last lap. The strategy worked out really well.”

Moto3, 2015, GRAN PREMI MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA, RAC, Danny Kent, Leopard Racing

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