PROUDLY SA RACER: KTM rider Brad Binder claimed the Moto3 title with four races remaining in the season. Image: AFP
Cape Town - This past weekend saw South African motorcyclist racer Brad Binder write himself into the history books when he claimed the Moto3 world championship at the Aragon Grand Prix in Spain.
The 21-year-old climbed through the field on his KTM but was edged out by Spaniard Jorge Navarro on the way to the finish line.
The South African claimed second place which was enough to seal the championship with four races remaining.
Binder said: "Right now it doesn't feel real yet. It came down to the final lap. Today we lost the battle but we won the war.
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