MotoGP: Miller notches back-to-back wins after wet French GP
Monde Motors - South Sudan. Find Used Cars for Sale in Juba, South Sudan at the best prices on our online car bond. To upload your own cars for sale visit
Aussie Jack Miller overcame a double long-lap penalty and a late charge by Johann Zarco to make it two wins in a row after a dramatic dry-wet-dry French MotoGP at Le Mans.
Miller and Ducati team-mate Bagnaia both received a double long-lap penalty for speeding in pit lane during their bike swaps. The Australian simply had too much pace as he surged back to retake the lead from hometown hero Fabio Quartararo with 16 laps to go.
Despite drying conditions towards the end of the race, Miller stayed out on the wets and managed to hold off the charge of Zarco to claim another 25 championship points.
False dawn for Marquez
Earlier in the race, former world champion Marc Marquez took the lead of a MotoGP race for the first time since Valencia 2019 by passing Quartararo during their bike swaps. The Frenchman had pulled into team-mate Vinales’ pit area, but the Marquez’s reign lasted just a few laps before he came off in a frightening highside at the final corners.
Reigning world champion Joan Mir and his Suzuki team had a nightmare day. Mir fell off just before swapping bikes and teammate Alex Rins just after, he was able to continue briefly, before crashing for a second time.
Brad Binder registered a points finish after starting 21st, finishing 13th when all was said and done.
FRENCH MOTOGP, LE MANS – RACE RESULTS
|1||Jack Miller||AUS||Ducati Team (GP21)||47m 25.473s|
|2||Johann Zarco||FRA||Pramac Ducati (GP21)||+3.970s|
|3||Fabio Quartararo||FRA||Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)||+14.468s|
|4||Francesco Bagnaia||ITA||Ducati Team (GP21)||+16.172s|
|5||Danilo Petrucci||ITA||KTM Tech3 (RC16)||+21.430s|
|6||Alex Marquez||SPA||LCR Honda (RC213V)||+23.509s|
|7||Takaaki Nakagami||JPN||LCR Honda (RC213V)||+30.164s|
|8||Pol Espargaro||SPA||Repsol Honda (RC213V)||+35.221s|
|9||Iker Lecuona||SPA||KTM Tech3 (RC16)||+40.432s|
|10||Maverick Viñales||SPA||Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1)||+40.577s|
|11||Valentino Rossi||ITA||Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)||+42.198s|
|12||Luca Marini||ITA||Sky VR46 Avintia Ducati (GP19)*||+52.408s|
|13||Brad Binder||RSA||Red Bull KTM (RC16)||+59.377s|
|14||Enea Bastianini||ITA||Avintia Ducati (GP19)*||+62.224s|
|15||Tito Rabat||SPA||Pramac Ducati (GP21)||+69.651s|
|16||Franco Morbidelli||ITA||Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)||+4 laps|
|Marc Marquez||SPA||Repsol Honda (RC213V)||DNF|
|Aleix Espargaro||SPA||Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)||DNF|
|Miguel Oliveira||POR||Red Bull KTM (RC16)||DNF|
|Alex Rins||SPA||Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)||DNF|
|Lorenzo Savadori||ITA||Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP)*||DNF|
|Joan Mir||SPA||Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)||DNF|