Alex Rins sliced through the field after starting 10th on the grid. He became the 8th winner in this season's ten races after the vacuum created by the early season injury to reigning champion Marc Marquez.
Flung over his twisting machine MotoGP championship leader Fabio Quartararo hit the track hard, sliding tens of metres before finally coming to a rest in the safety gravel.
MotoGP 2019: In home race, Marc Marquez inches closer to coronation by holding off Andrea Dovizioso's challenge
While the results suggest that Marc Marquez has been in a league of his own all season, that's only half the truth. The grid has been closer and more competitive than ever. Marquez has been within striking distance throughout for his rivals.
MotoGP 2019: Marc Marquez favourite to win Aragon MotoGP after beating out Fabio Quartararo to pole position
Reigning world champion Marquez has won at Aragon for the past three seasons and the 26-year-old set a blistering pace in qualifying before taking pole, 0.327sec ahead of Quartararo