Andalucia MotoGP Race Results & Highlights

Andalucia MotoGP Race Results & Highlights: Yamaha Showdown At Jerez As Fabio Makes It Two In A Row, Maverick Earned Second In A Tough Fight With The Doctor Who Secured His 199th Podium

Fabio Quartararo took the MotoGP world by storm as his produced yet another stunning performance to bring back to back MotoGP win of his career. He also became the second youngest MotoGP riders to secure the back to back win. What was refreshing to see is Valentino Rossi back on the podium, as he secured 3rd spot after a charging Maverick Vinales took the second spot. It was a Ymaha 1-2-3 lead by Fabio Quartararo on Jerez. Now Fabio has 50 points in two races, and he is 10 points ahead of Maverick Vinales. However, he is 50 points ahead of defending champion Marc Marquez who didn’t finish the first race and was sitting out of the second due to injury. Sportsfeista brings you complete details of Andalucia MotoGP Race Results & Highlights.

Fabio Quartararo called today’s race the hardest ever. He said it was completely different from the past weekend, as it was windy and hot at Jerez.  It looks like a star has arrived on the MotoGP horizon. Now Fabio has given the answer to why he was so highly rated. He gave the glimpse of his talent in past season, now he is not just impressing, he is delivering victories. It’s a bad day for Pramc Ducati as Jack Miller crashed out early then Francesco Bagnaia who was at second position was forced to retire as bike started giving smoke. Highlight of the race was the battle between Rossi & Vinales.

Andalucia MotoGP Race Highlights

  • Fabio Quartararo won the Andalucia GP
  • He led a Yamaha 1-2-3 at Jerez
  • He also became the second youngest back to back race winner of MotoGP
  • This is his second MotoGP win of the career
  • Maverick Vinales took the second spot
  • And the MotoGP legen, Valentino Rossi took the third spot

  • Valentino Rossi finished on podium after a while
  • It was the legend’s 199th podium finish
  • The Andalucia GP was a heart break for Francesco Bagnaia
  • He had to retire as his bike started giving smoke
  • The rookie was holding 2nd position when he was forced to retire

  • There was an interesting battle for second place between two Yamaha men
  • The Doctor, Valentino Ross, made Vinales sweat hard for second spot

  • Vinales did not get the perfect start and got caught by the The Doctor early
  • And he was soon relegated to 6th place
  • It was a close battle between the two which went all the way to the final lap

  • Takkaki Nakagami was impressive as he finished 4th
  • Cal Crutchlow who returned after the injury finished 13
  • Alex Rins finished 10th in today’s race, he was also making return after injury.
  • Only 13 people were able to finish the race.
  • Marc Marquez was sitting out of Andalucia MotoGP
  • His Younger brother who started the race as 20th on the grid
  • Made an impressive finish with 8th position.

Andalucia MotoGP Race Results

1 Fabio Quartararo FRA Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1) 41m 22.666s
2 Maverick Viñales SPA Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1) +4.495s
3 Valentino Rossi ITA Monster Yamaha (YZR-M1) +5.546s
4 Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V) +6.113s
5 Joan Mir SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) +7.693s
6 Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP20) +12.554s
7 Pol Espargaro SPA Red Bull KTM (RC16) +17.488s
8 Alex Marquez SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V)* +19.357s
9 Johann Zarco FRA Reale Avintia (GP19) +23.523s
10 Alex Rins SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) +27.091s
11 Tito Rabat SPA Reale Avintia (GP19) +33.628s
12 Bradley Smith GBR Aprilia Test Rider (RS-GP) +36.306s
13 Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) +45.683s
Francesco Bagnaia ITA Pramac Ducati (GP20) DNF
Franco Morbidelli ITA Petronas Yamaha (YZR-M1) DNF
Brad Binder RSA Red Bull KTM (RC16)* DNF
Danilo Petrucci ITA Ducati Team (GP20) DNF
Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP20) DNF
Aleix Espargaro SPA Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) DNF
Iker Lecuona SPA Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)* DNF
Miguel Oliveira POR Red Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16) DNF

Riders’s Quotes After Andalucia MotoGP

“I wanted to give a hug to the people at home!”- Valentino Rossi

“The last laps were fun I was trying to overtake Valentino, these 20 points matter for the championship. Definitely we can improve; Brno is the track I really like”- Maverick Vinales

‘Strange conditions today, it was the hardest race of my life” – Fabio Quartararo

MotoGP Riders’ Standings After Andalucia GP 2020PDF

Fabio Quartararo is on top of the mountain at the moment with 50 points after first 2 races. Maverick Vinales is second, Dovi is in third spot and defending champion yet to open his account.
Pos. Rider Bike Nation Points
1 Fabio QUARTARARO Yamaha FRA 50
2 Maverick VIÑALES Yamaha SPA 40
3 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati ITA 26
4 Takaaki NAKAGAMI Honda JPN 19
6 Valentino ROSSI Yamaha ITA 16
7 Jack MILLER Ducati AUS 13
8 Alex MARQUEZ Honda SPA 12
9 Johann ZARCO Ducati FRA 12
10 Franco MORBIDELLI Yamaha ITA 11



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