Capital broadcasts the start of the 2024 season of the Colombian GP

On Sunday, June 16, from 12 noon. in Capital, We will broadcast the start of the 2024 season of the Colombian Motovelocity GP – Vitrix Grand Prix (first valid), which will take place at the Tocancipá Autodrome. The largest motorcycle event in our country welcomes more than 700 riders on the track who will compete to define the best.

In the competition we will be able to enjoy several Moto GP teams and different brands that will be the heart of the motorcycling event. In addition, different versions, including Cuatrimotard and Mini Bike 190.

David Alonso, the 18-year-old Colombian rider, has once again left his mark in the Moto3 World Championship by obtaining his fifth victory of the season in the Grand Prix of Catalonia, held at the iconic Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. This victory not only consolidates him as one of the most promising drivers in the category, but also allows him to increase his advantage over his main rival: Daniel Holgado.
Photo taken from El Colombiano

The race at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was a test by fire for Alonso, who faced some of the best young talents in motorcycling.. From the first laps, Alonso demonstrated his skill by staying in the lead and defending his position bravely. His ability to handle pressure and make strategic decisions at crucial moments was evident when he managed to overtake Holgado on the final lap, securing his fifth victory of the season.

With this victory, Alonso not only took first place in Catalonia, but also extended his lead in the general classification over Daniel Holgado. TOAlonso currently has 37 points and leads the championship with a difference of 20 points over Holgado, who has been his closest competitor throughout the season. This advantage provides Alonso with a strong strategic position heading into the final races of the championship.

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How has David Alonso’s performance been this season?

Throughout the season, David Alonso has shown impressive consistency and determination. He has competed in seven races, obtaining victories in five of them, breaking a record and staying in the top positions. This consistency has been key to his leadership in the general classification and his advantage over Holgado.

Career

Circuit

Position

Race 1

Mugello

1

Race 2

Sachsenring

3

Race 3

Assen

1

Race 4

Silverstone

2

Race 5

Red Bull Ring

1

Race 6

Aragon

1

Race 7

Barcelona Circuit

1

After his victory in Catalonia, David Alonso expressed satisfaction and gratitude towards his team. “This victory is the result of great teamwork and constant preparation. I am very happy for this achievement and I hope to continue improving in the next races,” commented Alonso, visibly excited.

What is the Moto3?

Moto3 is a category of the Motorcycle World Championship created by the FIM (International Motorcycle Federation) in 2012 to replace the old 125cc category. This category serves as a gateway for young talents seeking to advance to the higher categories of Moto2 and MotoGP.

The Moto3 in Colombia

Moto3, as part of the World Motorcycle Championship, has been gaining relevance in Colombia in recent years thanks to the growing participation and success of Colombian riders in this category. Although the history of Moto3 in Colombia is relatively recent, it has already seen some outstanding riders who have left their mark in international competition.

Featured drivers:

David Alonso

David Alonso: Photo taken from MotorSports

David Alonso is the most outstanding Colombian rider in the recent history of Moto3. Born in 2006 in Madrid, Spain, but with Colombian nationality, Alonso has shown exceptional talent since his first races. His notable performance includes becoming the first Colombian to win five races in a single Moto3 season, making him one of the most promising young riders in the championship.

Yonny Hernandez

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Photo taken from MotorSports

Although Yonny Hernández is best known for his participation in MotoGP and Moto2, His career has inspired many young Colombian riders to follow in his footsteps and compete in lower categories such as Moto3.. Hernández has been a pioneer of Colombian motorcycling on the world stage.

By David Bautista Dorado

 
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