Czech Moto3 rider Jakub Kornfeil has escaped crashing into the motorcycle of certainly one of his opponents with a “loopy” bounce on the French Grand Prix at Le Mans.
Enea Bastiannini was once positioned fourth heading into the general nook of the penultimate lap when his motorcycle slid out of keep watch over at the bend, sending the Italian off the tarmac and into the gravel.
Kornfeil was once immediately at the back of Bastiannini on the time and he rode immediately into the trail of the sliding motorcycle, not able to shift his automobile out of the way in which.
He rode excessive of Bastiannini’s motorcycle sooner than getting airborne as he carried out a impressive ‘bunny hop’-style bounce to land at the gravel in an upright place sooner than returning to the race route.
“The very first thing I used to be considering of was once to open the gasoline and rise up at the pegs,” stated Kornfeil, who sooner or later completed 6th.
“The touchdown was once so heavy, my rear suspension went right down to its most.”
Tv commentator Matthew Birt was once staggered by means of Kornfeil’s show, joking he carried out a “10 out of 10” touchdown.
“Evel Knievel has were given not anything on Jakub Kornfeil, I will inform you that,” Birt stated.
Kornfeil, who later described his effort as “loopy” on social media, admitted the general lap of the race was once uncomfortable following his touchdown.
“The ultimate lap was once truly painful so (I) may just no longer wait to stretch my frame after the race,” Kornfeil stated.
Albert Arenas gained the race, with Kornfeil astonishingly completing not up to six seconds at the back of the Spaniard regardless of the sooner drama.
Matthew Birt tweets: Breaking information in Le Mans. Jakub Kornfeil has simply landed!!