MotoGP 2020: Miguel Oliveira pips Pol Espargaro and Jack Miller on last corner to claim Styrian GP victory
Miguel Oliveira overtook Pol Espargaro and Jack Miller on the last corner of the Styrian Grand Prix on Sunday to claim a first MotoGP for Portugal and the Tech-3 team.
Marc Marquez is the reigning MotoGP world champion. But he will not be able to make a bid at defending his title as he will be sidelined for another two to three months after fracturing his right arm in July's season opener.
In an ultra-competitive session, provisional pole changed ownership numerous times before Espargaro nailed it in the dying seconds for KTM, the performance all the sweeter coming on home soil for the Austrian outfit.
Vinales, who sits second in the overall standings ahead of Sunday's fourth race of the campaign, clocked one minute, 23.450 seconds to finish 0.068sec ahead of Ducati-Pramac's Jack Miller.
It was the 24-year-old Binder's first MotoGP win in only his third race in the elite division, it was also a first victory at this level by a South African and for the KTM team.
Ducati-Avintia rider Zarco shut out his French compatriot who won the opening two rounds of the coronavirus-curtailed season from pole for Yamaha's satellite SRT team.
Márquez needed a second surgery on Monday after re-injuring his arm at home. Honda team manager Alberto Puig said on Thursday that Márquez damaged a titanium plate in his right humerus while trying to open a window in his house.
MotoGP 2020: Fabio Quartararo cruises to his second consecutive victory of season at Andalucia Grand Prix
Quartararo cruised to victory a week after earning his maiden MotoGP race in Jerez de la Frontera. The 21-year-old Yamaha rider opened a 10-point lead over Maverick Viñales in the championship standings.
MotoGP 2020: Reigning champ Marc Márquez returns to circuit after surgery but won't race at Andalucia GP
Márquez injured his arm last Sunday when he crashed near the end of the Spanish GP, the first race since the coronavirus pandemic
Márquez was hurt after crashing hard near the end of last Sunday's race in Jerez de la Frontera, which marked MotoGP's first grand prix since the coronavirus pandemic struck.
MotoGP: Marc Marquez aiming for August return after successful surgery to right arm, no damage to nerve
Six times MotoGP champion Marquez had surgery in Barcelona, with the radial nerve not affected - a boost for the rider’s hopes of an early return, although he is sure to miss the second round in Jerez this weekend
MotoGP: Fabio Quartararo wins Spanish Grand Prix; six-time defending champion Marc Márquez crashes out
Fabio Quartararo won the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday as MotoGP got its season underway amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Spanish MotoGP: Suzuki rider Alex Rins ruled out of race after injuring shoulder during qualification
Rins crashed at turn 11 and was taken to the medical centre, where a shoulder dislocation and fracture were confirmed before he was moved to hospital.
As we head into the 2020 MotoGP season, the biggest question on everyone’s mind is – Can anyone challenge Honda's Marc Marquez?
MotoGP: Massive shuffles, cramped calendar — off-season developments that can impact 2020, 2021 seasons
The 2020 MotoGP season is special in so many ways - it is a season like no other, and hopefully, this spirit will translate into unprecedented on-track action as well.
Alex Marquez, who won Moto2 last year, will debut with Repsol Honda in MotoGP this season before switching to the satellite LCR outfit with his contract extended to the end of 2022.
MotoGP: Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso expected to be fit for start of season after undergoing surgery on collarbone
Dovizioso sustained the injury on Sunday in a crash while competing in a motocross race at Faenza in northern Italy
Formula 1 looks to add races to European season as more cancellations in store due to COVID-19 pandemic
The current schedule features eight races, all in Europe, but with the sport hoping for a season of between 15 and 18 rounds.
The MotoGP season stalled by the novel coronavirus pandemic will begin with back-to-back races at the Jerez circuit in Spain on 19 and 26 July, the sport’s governing body said on Thursday.
MotoGP is hoping to begin racing in Spain, which usually hosts four rounds of the championship, at the southern Jerez circuit in July