Motorcycle pilot Marcel Schröter still finished in the points at the Australian Grand Prix.
After a tough qualifying session at Phillip Island on Sunday, the 29-year-old from Landsberg had to start from 20th on the grid and went the distance in 13th place. In the overall standings, Schröter is in eleventh place. After 18 out of 20 races.
Spain’s Alonso Lopez won. Eleventh place was enough for Japan’s Ai Ogura as the previous overall leader, Spaniard Augusto Fernández, was unable to finish the race.
Spain’s Alex Rins takes victory on his Suzuki in the MotoGP race. Second place went to his Spanish compatriot Marc Marquez on a Honda. Italy’s Francesco Bagnaia completed the podium on his Ducati and took the overall lead as defending champion Fabio Quartararo of France was outsprinted on his Yamaha.
The season will continue until next weekend in Sepang (Malaysia). The season finale takes place in three weeks in Valencia, Spain. After that, Marcel Schröter ended his career in the motorcycle world championship. The German will switch to the series-based Supersport World Championship in the 2023 season and compete there for MV Agusta.