- Quartararo successfully converted pole-position to victory at Jerez
- Marquez suffers broken arm after crashing out
- Vinales and Dovizioso complete the podium
After eight long months of waiting, the 2020 MotoGP season witnessed its first race at the Jerez Circuit in Spain. At the end of a spectacular 25 laps, Fabio Quartararo clinched his maiden victory in the premier class, after starting from pole position.
Marquez suffers broken arm
Quartararo’s victory didn’t come easy; he fell back to 4th position at the end of the first lap, with Maverick Vinales, Marc Marquez and Jack Miller in front of him.
Vinales managed to hold onto the lead for two laps, before Marquez swooped past on the inside. But on lap 5, the reigning champion lost traction of his front tyre at Turn 4, and if not for a spectacular save, it could have been the end of his race. The Spaniard rejoined…