Bastianini, Suzuki and Aegerter rose to the top in MotoGP's lower classes

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Moto2 saw Enea Bastianini blast to his first victory in the middle class. In Moto3, Tatsuki Suzuki took his first win of the year, becoming the first rider to win at Jerez in Moto3 from pole position.

The Moto2 category saw a less eventful race this time out with Enea Bastianini controlling the action for the majority of the race. The Italtrans Racing Team’s rider finished 2.1 second in front of Sky Racing Team VR46’s Luca Marini. Valentino Rossi’s Moto2 team’s Marco Bezzecchi completed the podium for the third race of the season after starting the second Jerez battle from the pole position.

Race winner Bastianini said: "I'm really happy because also this morning I was fast, and this afternoon in the race, I thought inside me I could win because I'm fast and after pushing from the first laps, the last ten laps I kept a bit of a gap to Marini and it's a brilliant race. The bike was really incredible, thanks to my team! I dedicate this victory to Livio, my great friend, who is no longer here with us."

The Moto3 class did not fail to impress by delivering a sensational race at Jerez. SIC58 Squadra Corse rider Tatsuki Suzuki saw the chequered flag first, but his advantage was no more than 0.064 seconds over second-placed Petronas Sprinta Racing’s John McPhee. Valentino Rossi Academy rider Celestino Vietti came in third with only 0.134 seconds behind the race winner Suzuki.

The Chiba-born Japanese rider Tatsuki Suzuki said: "I'm very happy, more than let's say Misano, because in this race I was always in front, leading the group, and I didn't care when I got pushed behind, I was aggressive and tried to stay at the front. This makes a huge difference! Last weekend I was very disappointed with my race, but today I'm the happiest!"

The MotoE victory went to newcomer Dominique Aegerter. The fully-electric series saw huge drama when reigning champion Matteo Ferrari was late on the brakes at Turn 6 and crashed into Eric Granado’s machine. The Italian was forced to retire while the Brazilian came in 13th to add at least three points to his point tally.

Pons Racing 40’s Jordi Torres and Ongetta SIC58 Squadracorse rider Mattia Casadei completed the podium at the second race of the 2020 MotoE season.

Former Moto2 frontrunner Dominique Aegerter said: "I'm very happy about taking my first MotoE victory, we were working very hard all week, we tried to take the data from last weekend and check the small details because it's very important to try to improve and we were able to improve in every session. The conditions were the same as last weekend so it was good to compare some different settings.

"The team worked very well in the hot conditions in the tent, thanks to them. The race was quite hard, it's just six laps but we were battling hard in the first two laps and I knew that I had to stay in front. I knew that I had the pace to go away a little, and I could do it and take my first win. Thank you very much for everything, and I hope the fans at home enjoyed the race!"