Motogp 2020

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MotoGP: Aprilia to choose between Bradley Smith, Lorenzo Savadori as replacement for banned rider Andrea Iannone
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MotoGP: Aprilia to choose between Bradley Smith, Lorenzo Savadori as replacement for banned rider Andrea Iannone

Briton Smith and Italy's Savadori filled in for Iannone this year after he was suspended for testing positive for an anabolic steroid in November 2019. His ban was recently extended from 18 months to four years.

MotoGP 2020: KTM Tech 3's Miguel Oliveira wins season-ending Portuguese GP
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MotoGP 2020: KTM Tech 3's Miguel Oliveira wins season-ending Portuguese GP

Oliveira followed up his maiden victory in Styria in August by taking the title at Portimao in what was his first race in the premier class in his home country.

MotoGP 2020: Portuguese Miguel Oliveira grabs maiden pole position in home race
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MotoGP 2020: Portuguese Miguel Oliveira grabs maiden pole position in home race

Sunday's race, held in front of empty stands due to the pandemic, provides Morbidelli with a chance to clinch second place in the world championship behind Mir.

MotoGP 2020: 'Special moment', Valentino Rossi set for emotional farewell to Yamaha factory team
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MotoGP 2020: 'Special moment', Valentino Rossi set for emotional farewell to Yamaha factory team

Valentino Rossi will be bringing the curtain down on his 15-year factory Yamaha MotoGP career in the final race of the season in Portugal on Sunday.

MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins first championship with seventh-place finish at Valencia
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MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins first championship with seventh-place finish at Valencia

Pole-sitter Franco Morbidelli won the race for this third victory of the season, but it was not enough to keep Mir from securing the title with one race to go

MotoGP 2020: Australian Jack Miller tops Valencia MotoGP practice, championship leader Joan Mir crashes
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MotoGP 2020: Australian Jack Miller tops Valencia MotoGP practice, championship leader Joan Mir crashes

Mir suffered a late blip at the Ricardo Tormo circuit when he came off at Turn 4 with 11 minutes to go, an error that saw him drop to 11th in the standings.

MotoGP 2020: Six-time champion Marc Marquez delays return to action until 2021, announce Honda
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MotoGP 2020: Six-time champion Marc Marquez delays return to action until 2021, announce Honda

Marquez, 27, had won the title four years in a row but has been sidelined since crashing out of the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez on 19 July.

MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins European MotoGP, increases lead in world championship to 37 points
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MotoGP 2020: Joan Mir wins European MotoGP, increases lead in world championship to 37 points

Mir took advantage of title rival Fabio Quartararo's first-lap crash while compatriot Alex Rins ensured a one-two finish for Suzuki, the first for the Japanese manufacturer since 1982.

MotoGP 2020: Jack Miller tops practice ahead of European MotoGP qualifying, Valentino Rossi returns
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MotoGP 2020: Jack Miller tops practice ahead of European MotoGP qualifying, Valentino Rossi returns

Seven-time world MotoGP champion Rossi made his comeback for Yamaha having missed back-to-back races at MotorLand Aragon last month after testing positive for COVID-19.

Teruel MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli wins after Takaaki Nakagami crash; Joan Mir stays in championship lead
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Teruel MotoGP: Franco Morbidelli wins after Takaaki Nakagami crash; Joan Mir stays in championship lead

Morbidelli crossed the finish line more than two seconds ahead of Álex Rins, with Joan Mir coming in third place after starting 12th.

MotoGP 2020: Takaaki Nakagami grabs maiden pole in Teruel GP qualifying, championship leader Joan Mir in 12th
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MotoGP 2020: Takaaki Nakagami grabs maiden pole in Teruel GP qualifying, championship leader Joan Mir in 12th

The 28-year-old Nakagami, who signed a new deal with Honda's satellite team earlier this week, posted a fastest lap of one minute and 46.882 seconds.

Aragon MotoGP 2020: Alex Rins wins thriller as Joan Mir takes championship lead
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Aragon MotoGP 2020: Alex Rins wins thriller as Joan Mir takes championship lead

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.

MotoGP 2020: Valentino Rossi set to miss out on Teruel GP after testing positive for COVID-19
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MotoGP 2020: Valentino Rossi set to miss out on Teruel GP after testing positive for COVID-19

The 41-year-old Rossi has to complete a 10-day quarantine and test negative before he can return to the circuits.

MotoGP 2020: Championship leader Fabio Quartararo claims pole at Aragon GP despite suffering nasty crash in practice
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MotoGP 2020: Championship leader Fabio Quartararo claims pole at Aragon GP despite suffering nasty crash in practice

Quartararo displayed the single-mindedness and poise worthy of a world champion to even take part in qualifying after his second fall of the race weekend, let alone top the timesheets at the Aragon Motorland circuit.

Aragon MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo fit for qualifying despite high speed crash in practice
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Aragon MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo fit for qualifying despite high speed crash in practice

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 2020: Fabio Quartararo crashes in Aragon MotoGP opening practice, Valentino Rossi to miss race after positive COVID-19 test
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MotoGP 2020: Fabio Quartararo crashes in Aragon MotoGP opening practice, Valentino Rossi to miss race after positive COVID-19 test

With six-time champion Marquez out of the running a new name will be engraved on the coronavirus-disrupted 2019 MotoGP season, with Quartararo narrowly out in front but only 19 points cover the top four riders.

MotoGP 2020: Ducati's Danilo Petrucci vrooms to victory at Le Mans as Fabio Quartararo retains championship lead
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MotoGP 2020: Ducati's Danilo Petrucci vrooms to victory at Le Mans as Fabio Quartararo retains championship lead

At the rain-hit French MotoGP at Le Mans, Danilo Petrucci, riding for Ducati, won for only the second time from 146 MotoGPs.

MotoGP 2020: Championship leader Fabio Quartararo to start French MotoGP from pole position
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MotoGP 2020: Championship leader Fabio Quartararo to start French MotoGP from pole position

It is the ninth pole of Quartaro's MotoGP career and the first since the Andalusia GP at the end of July.

MotoGP 2020: Fabio Quartararo wins third race of year at Catalonia GP to reclaim championship lead
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MotoGP 2020: Fabio Quartararo wins third race of year at Catalonia GP to reclaim championship lead

Joan Mir came through to take second and is now eight points behind Fabio Quartararo in the standings while Alex Rins completed the podium.

MotoGP 2020: Yamaha's Maverick Vinales wins Emilia-Romagna MotoGP to within one point of championship lead
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MotoGP 2020: Yamaha's Maverick Vinales wins Emilia-Romagna MotoGP to within one point of championship lead

The young Italian led by a second and a half at one stage and was still on course for a first victory for himself and Ducati-Pramac when he leant a bit too far unto a corner with seven laps to go and slid off.