Alex Marquez, younger brother of Marc, wins at Le Mans

Le Mans (France) (AFP) - Spain’s Alex Marquez, younger brother of world champion Marc Marquez, won the Moto2 Grand Prix at the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans on Sunday for his first victory since 2017.

The Kalex rider won ahead of two compatriots, Jorge Navarro and Augusto Fernandez, while championship leader Lorenzo Baldassarri of Italy crashed out.

“It’s been a while so I’m happy,” Marquez said after the race. “It’s good for the championship too,” said Marquez, who stands fourth with 61 points behind leader Baldassarri on 75.

Earlier, John McPhee of Honda won the Moto3 Grand Prix ahead of teammate Lorenzo Dalla Porta and championship leader Aron Canet of KTM.