Motorcycling - Moto 3: Rins wins interrupted opener in Texas

Alex Rins won his first Moto 3 race at the Grand Prix of the Americas in Texas.

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The 17-year-old Catalan, riding for KTM this season, finished third in Qatar last time out and went two better after a dramatic five-lap sprint following a red flag.

Maverick Vinales pipped championship leader Luis Salom to second.

Result:

1. Alex Rins (Spain) KTM 11:26.535

2. Maverick Vinales (Spain) KTM 11:26.779

3. Luis Salom (Spain) KTM 11:27.082

4. Jonas Folger (Germany) Kalex 11:27.765

5. Miguel Oliveira (Portugal) Mahindra 11:34.811

6. Jack Miller (Australia) FTR 11:35.138

7. Zulfahmi Khairuddin (Malaysia) KTM 11:36.682

8. Alexis Masbou (France) FTR 11:38.572

9. Brad Binder (South Africa) Suter 11:38.798

10. Jakub Kornfeil (Czech Republic) Kalex 11:39.272

11. Danny Webb (Britain) Suter 11:39.756

12. Arthur Sissis (Australia) KTM 11:40.565

13. Isaac Vinales (Spain) FTR 11:42.357

14. Efren Vazquez (Spain) Mahindra 11:43.128

15. Niklas Ajo (Finland) KTM 11:47.629

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