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1.5 points in it as Moto2 arrives on the island

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1.5 points in it as Moto2 arrives on the island

1.5 points in it as Moto2 arrives on the island

1.5 points in it as Moto2 arrives on the islandWho will blink first? Fernandez vs Ogura revs up Down Under.

Despite torrential conditions that seemed tailor made for either Augusto Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo) or Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) to blink first in the brutally close 2022 Moto2™ Championship fight, both remained poised and pretty fast at Buriram – and they finished right next to each other once again. With half points awarded, it’s now just 1.5 splitting the two with three rounds remaining, and it’s quite literally never been closer at this stage of the season.

Now, it’s time for Phillip Island. Experience could be key for many as the paddock returns to the track for the first time since 2019, but Fernandez and Ogura will likely remain pretty closely matched. That said, it is Fernandez who’s got the lap count Down Under, and in Moto2™…

1.5 isn’t much to separate two riders as the Moto2™ field prepare to fight it out for the final 75, so tune in for the first showdown of the deciders as the intermediate class take on the stunning Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit at 12:20 (GMT +11).

Moto2™ CHAMPIONSHIP: TOP 3
1 Augusto Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo) – Kalex – 238.5
2 Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) – Kalex – 237
3 Aron Canet (Flexbox HP 40) – Kalex – 185

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