MotoGP’s rookie, also the younger brother of Marc Marquez, has not had a remarkable record since the beginning of the year, but on a triumphant day, he managed to climb into the top.
P.Espargaro has the 3rd podium of the last 5 legs
Overcoming the more experienced drivers, coupled with the puzzling drop in Dovizioso’s last four laps, Marquez unexpectedly took second place, securing it to the end of the race and winning the first MotoGP podium. in career.
At the top, Petrucci dominated the race and made a too safe distance when Dovi fell behind. Since then, he went to a surprise victory at Le Mans, also the second time he won the MotoGP championship since winning at home at Mugello nearly a year and a half ago.
This is the first time Ducati has won at Le Mans in MotoGP history
Petrucci is the seventh winner in 2020 after nine races, and he and A. Marquez are the 14th and 15th drivers to join the podium this year. The remaining position on the podium belonged to Pol Espargaro after trying to overcome Dovi in the penultimate race, for the third time to finish 3rd in the last 5 races.
In the end, Quartararo only finished ninth but still increased the distance with Joan Mir to 10 points when Suzuki raced with many ups and downs. He started 14th, sometimes dropped to 20th, but rose to 11th, behind Maverick Vinales.
Jordi Torres is the 2nd Champion of the MotoE World Cup
In other developments, the 2nd year MotoE World Cup has found a new champion with a “overturn” phase in the last two races. Rookie Jordi Torres has never won in the first four races, but only with the championship in Race 1 in France, while all three remaining candidates in the championship race are Matteo Ferrari, Dominique Aegerter, and Mattia Casadei. All had accidents, he rose to have a great advantage in the last race.
No need to win but 6th place in Race 2 took him to the MotoE World Cup 2020 championship with 4 podiums, including an extremely important victory. Ferrari and Aegerter ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively in the final of the season.