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Binder’s Argentina MotoGP crash ‘100% race incident’

sensational south africa Won the sprint race at the Argentine Grand Prix on Saturday Despite starting from 15th on the grid, he had no such luck in Sunday’s full distance contest.

Binder was tweaked slightly by Vinales’ Aprilia under braking for Turn 5 as the KTM rider crashed and attempted an overtake.

The FIM stewards investigated the collision before deeming it a race incident, but he was able to rejoin and finish last of the 17 runners.

Binder said he didn’t hold a grudge against Vinales and that his bike was damaged before the crash.

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“I hit someone coming out of Turn 3 and lost two wings,” Binder said.

“There was a pretty big sway and in the next corner I pulled the front brake and caught it on my finger, so I lifted it up a bit.

“Fortunately, I realized that I probably wouldn’t get it, so I braked a little early and went into the corner and felt a slight little movement on the inside, but it spun the bike. It was enough to let

“Honestly, it was such a small touch. This is 100% a racing incident. bottom.

Brad Binder, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing

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Binder’s teammate Jack Miller moved up from 16th to 6th in the wet Grand Prix, but said he expected more after battling rear grip issues.

The Australian says he is “enjoying the process” as he continues to adapt to his KTM, but that he “has to start delivering results”.

“We are there,” he said when asked about where KTM stands in the pecking order.

“This is MotoGP and nobody will give you half a season unless your name is Maverick Vinales.

“So we don’t have half a season. We have to start delivering results. That’s what we’re doing and we’re working on it and I’m enjoying the process.” Binder’s Argentina MotoGP crash ‘100% race incident’

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