Brad Binder- Just one place behind his closest rival in the moto3 2016 championship ladder, Jorge Navarro who finished in seventh place and just managed to bite in to Binder’s overall lead by just one point.

The Spaniard now trails the overall leader Binder by 47 points.

In a circuit that proved to be very tricky for many riders, Binders performance seemed somewhat conservative with the main objective to get to the finish line without doing anything silly and avoiding any possible crashes, of course it helped that Navarro only stood a chance to reduce the deficit by not a great deal and Binder would still maintain his huge margin even with a finish as low as eighth.

Although not podium or race victory it will still be a scrappy golden eighth place for the Red bull team.

Binder (Red Bull KTM) now has an overall points tally of 159 points,47 more than Jorge Navarro(Honda) on 112 points and Romano Fenati (KTM) completing the top three with 93 points.
In a tricky track which had pools of water at the start of the race following heavy rain from the morning leading to the race and continued pouring down even during the race, resulted in many riders opting to take fewer risks and those who pushed on, slid all the way for early showers.

Great race #Vrooooom, Well done Brad Binder

Not fazed by the conditions was teenage Honda rider Khairul Idham Pawi, who despite everyone being conservative and playing it safe, proved just how good he is in good wet conditions once again and despite numerous times his team might have had their hearts in their mouths, the rider seemed like a man on a mission and a man with a game plan which no one was going to change. It was daylight between him and the second closest racer Andrea Locatelli and crossed the line to win by a massive 11.131 seconds.

Despite having a substantial lead over Locatelli and the rest of the chasing pack, the 17 year old Malaysian would not let down even from numerous attempts from his Honda team trying to get him to calm down and just see off the race with a more reserved finish.

Khairul finished with 47:07.763 followed by Italian Andrea Locatelli who was superb in a time of 47:18.894, followed by another Italian Enea Bastianini at third with 47:21.122. Khairul now will be flirting with the idea of calling himself the master of the wet circuit master as victory in Germany follows the history making victory at the Argentine grand prix in April in that becoming the first Malaysian to win a race in World Championships.

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