Nagashima, Guevara, Sasaki receive Long Lap penalties

by | Nov 5, 2021 | KTM, motoGP News

Nagashima, Guevara, Sasaki receive Long Lap penalties

The two Japanese riders and reigning Junior World Champion have been handed race Long Lap penalties for riding slowly on the racing line

Moto2™’s Tetsuta Nagashima (Italtrans Racing Team) and Moto3™ duo Izan Guevara (MuchoNeumatico GASGAS Aspar Team) and Ayumu Sasaki (Red Bull KTM Tech3) have been handed race Long Lap Penalties at the Grande Prémio Brembo do Algarve.

The Japanese stand-in rider, along with Guevara and Sasaki, were found to have been guilty of riding too slow on the racing line during Free Practice Friday, seeing all three face a Long Lap Penalty on Sunday. Nagashima’s offence took place at Turn 14, while Guevara and Sasaki were riding too slow between Turns 14 and 15.

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