Absent over the last two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the La Baneza Grand Prix celebrating its’ 70th Anniversary, returned in style across the past weekend.
Two-wheel racing fans across all age groups were witness to compelling competition at Spain’s most famous active road race.
The ten lap two stroke classics race saw Sergio Fuertes Fernandez, claim his eighth La Baneza success since 2010.
Fuertes Fernandez whos’ total race time was below 13 minutes, finished almost eleven seconds ahead of top chaser Juan Francisco Risueno Lopez.
Juan Carlos Espilillo finalised the rostrum finishers whilst four stroke classics race honours went to Juan Francisco Garcia Vazquez, after edging out Hugo Carlos Lacunza.
In terms of the 125 GP, Moto 3 races, respective class spoils were acquired by Angel Outerelo Dominguez and 32 plate holder Alejandro Martinez Mas.
As showcased in previous articles those gaining victories on Sunday were emulating various famous names, who have enjoyed success at the Leon based meeting.
This includes eight times World Champion Phil Read MBE, Dani Saez and 90 times Grand Prix winner Angel Nieto.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou