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Sergio García achieves first World Championship victory at home race

Sergio García achieves first World Championship victory at home race

The Repsol rider wins out in a close finale to the race. Teammate Alonso López did not finish after being involved in a crash that took out several riders

Sergio García, who finished second at the recent Malaysian Grand Prix, ended the season with his first World Championship victory. It came at his home Grand Prix.

García took the win with an advantage of just 5 thousandths of a second over his closest rival.

Alonso López made a good start and was climbing up through the Top 10, when he was caught up in a crash for a rider in front of him and was taken down.