The current MotoGP world champion seeks to defend the title against Pecco Bagnaia and Aleix Espargaró, who are the ones fighting with him for firs
What does Fabio Quartararo need to win the 2022 MotoGP World Championship and how many points are he missing?
The current MotoGP world champion seeks to defend the title against Pecco Bagnaia and Aleix Espargaró, who are the ones fighting with him for first place
The World of MotoGP 2022 lands in the decisive phase with everything to decide. Fabio Quartararo, Pecco Bagnaia and Aleix Espargaró face the last races of the championship with real options to be world champions. The classification reflects the level of equality between the three.
Fabio Quartararo defends the title won in 2021. The Frenchman achieved glory with two races to go, specifically on October 24 at Emilia-Romagna, something that will be difficult to repeat in 2022, since Pecco Bagnaia and Aleix Espargaró are pressing the maximum.
How are points distributed in the MotoGP World Championship?
As is evident, Depending on the position in which the races finish, the pilots will receive more or less points dividing the same between the first and the fifteenth.
This distribution of points will be done as follows:
- 1st 25 points
- 2nd 20 points
- 3rd 16 points
- 4th 13 points
- 5th 11 points
- 6th 10 points
- 7th 9 points
- 8th 8 points
- 9th 7 points
- 10th 6 points
- 11th 5 points
- 12th 4 points
- 13th 3 points
- 14th 2 points
- 15th 1 point
What does Fabio Quartararo need to be world champion?
The distance between Fabio Quartararo, Pecco Bagnaia and Aleix Espargaró is minimal. In fact, it would not be ruled out that the fight for the MotoGP World Championship would have its outcome in the last race of the season, on November 6 in Valencia.
It is mathematically impossible for Fabio Quartararo to become world champion in Japan (September 25) neither Thailand (October 2). The first big opportunity would be in Australia (October 16), but for that he would have to come to the event with two previous wins in a row with Bagnaia and Aleix out of the points zone.