Event favourite Antonio Jesus Castillejo Lorente retained the blue riband 125/Moto 3 crown on Sunday afternoon, at the 58th running of the La Baneza GP.
Six seconds clear of nearest challenger Alejandro Martinez Mas, the M.C. Fuente Alamo racer showcased again why he has to be considered amongst the leading all time exponents of the unique roads of La Baneza.
Photo by Pedro J. Vallespi Porres
Antonio’s brother Jeronimo Castillejo Lorento concluded the rostrum finishers, at the end of 15 gruelling laps.
Angel Outerelo Dominguez, Francisco Javier Barrio Gonzalez and Manuel Vicente Varea Vilanova finished fourth, fifth and sixth, Jose Alberto Gomez Almela bagged seventh, as Bernardo Oliver Borrachero, Juan Miguel Sanchis Galvez and Ulises Ubeda Saura secured the final spots within the top ten.
Graced by a crowd of over 60,000 the 58th Carrera De Motos Gran Premio De Velocidad La Baneza, was an undoubted success.
Looking to the future, it will be interesting to see if any prominent 125/Moto 3 roads specialists in the UK, elect to venture across to Spain to participate at an event which just grows and grows on you.
58th La Baneza GP – 125/Moto 3 Race Results:
1 Antonio Jesús Castillejo Lorente
2 Alejandro Martinez Mas
3 Jeronimo Castillejo Lorente
4 Angel Outerelo Dominguez
5 Francisco Javier Barrio Gonzalez
6 Manuel Vicente Varea Vilanova
7 Jose Alberto Gomez Almela
8 Bernardo Oliver Borrachero
9 Juan Miguel Sanchis Galvez
10 Ulises Ubeda Saura
11 Luis Arroyo Quiles
12 Alvaro Cordero Guerra
13 David Garcia Bango
14 Juan Jose Lopez Ayala
15 Yordi Castro Carretero
16 Oscar Zaplana Esclapez
17 Guillermo Garcia Mirete
18 Carlos Gonzalez Cabeza
19 David Fernandez Vega
20 Eduardo Cordero Guerra
21 Carlos Sabate Blanco
22 Francois Manso Pascual
Words by Stevie Rial