VIDEO: Pecco Bagnaia’s Unbelievable Malaysian GP Victory Chase Hindered by a Surprising Culinary Twist in Food Fiasco on the Fast Lane

Published 11/12/2023, 7:29 AM EST

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When we strive towards success, hurdles are bound to latch onto us. However, have you ever heard of food packets creating an obstacle to success? Well, if you haven’t, then get ready to be amazed! Pecco Bagnaia has been on a quest to clinch the title in the recent Malaysian GP. His performance so far has been very impressive, as he secured the pole position while clocking a 1:57.491 lap record. However, during his race, an unexpected incident caused quite a problem for the Italians. 

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Bagnaia’s Moto GP culinary debacle 

A fascinating video saw Pecco Bagnaia cruising through the tracks. He looked determined to clinch victory, evident from his sharp twists and turns on the track. However, as the Italian racer was about to go for another important turn, a food packet flew in and latched onto the bike’s fairing. This sudden distraction caused a lot of problems for the rider. As a MotoGP racer, one has to remain immensely focused in the race. One mistake or lapse can not only cost a racer victory but can sometimes be even life-threatening. 

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However, Pecco Bagnaia displayed tremendous character during the race. Even after the sudden culinary debacle, Bagnaia remained calm and focused. He went on with his race unfazed. Ultimately, he did take the pole, but such an incident amidst a live race is surely not a good advertisement for the tournament. 

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As the commentators wondered about what happened, the fans immediately took to the comments section after the clip went viral. 

Twitterverse reacted to the unexpected culinary detour

The video posted by MotoGP’s official Twitter handle received more than 118k views in less than a day. The video was captioned, “Well, that was unexpected! 😅A food container got stuck to the fairing of @PeccoBagnaia’s bike! And it certainly didn’t make things any easier for the Italian ⚠️🥡”. Fans shared their two cents in the comment section. 

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One of the users sharing his view commented that this would not have happened to a non-aero bike.

Another user suggested a title for the video in the comment section in a hilarious tone.

One fan asked the crowd not to drop litter or food packets.

Another Twitter user shared his views and pointed out that littering is common in Malaysia.

“Nice to see how this thing left the ground directly to the wing. Aerodynamics is a thing”, wrote another user.

One user requested fans to throw litter on trash cans.

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This instance stands as a testament that the most unexpected situations and obstacles often hinder people’s race toward victory in every field.

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Disita Sikdar

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Disita Sikdar is a Viral Sports Moments writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed her bachelor's degree in English from Bhawanipur Education Society College affiliated under the University of Calcutta, she will soon be stepping towards pursuing her masters in English. She has experience working as a content creator and social media manager previously.
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