SA’s Darryn Binder follows in brother Brad’s footsteps, wins Moto3 Catalan Grand Prix

South Africa’s Darryn Binder – brother of MotoGP ace Brad – has raced to victory in Sunday’s Moto3 Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona. 

It’s the 22-year-old’s first Moto3 win, and the primary time a South African has obtained all by the use of the category since brother Brad in 2016. 

Brad Binder, who’s 25, made headlines remaining month by turning into the primary South African to win a Grand Prix in MotoGP all by the use of the Czech Republic. 

On Sunday, nonetheless, it was brother Darryn’s flip to make historic earlier.

Having began the race in ninth place, Binder had stayed inside the first pack to your full 21-lap race nonetheless solely made his swap from second into first on the final phrase phrase lap of the race. 

“The sensation is completely indescribable,” Binder acknowledged afterwards. 

“Barcelona is a selected place for me ensuing from I took my first ever world championship diploma acceptable acceptable applicable appropriate correct proper right here as shortly as additional in 2016.

“To get my first victory acceptable acceptable applicable appropriate correct proper right here is fairly sick too. I have been threatening for a extremely very very very very very very long time and simply have not made it doable.

“I am merely over the moon. To my mother and father as shortly as additional residence, thanks, I truly equal to you guys tons and I will see you shortly.”

– Compiled by Sport24 staff

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