Maverick Vinales secured a stunning victory at the inaugural Emilia Romagna GP in Misano. The Spaniard managed to finally clinch a victory in this unpredictable 2020 MotoGP season, much to his respite after failing to convert strong grid positions into podiums or victories over the last few races.
Vinales becomes the sixth different MotoGP winner this year
Quartararo loses 3rd place to Pol Espargaro after penalty
Bagnaia crashes out of the lead
Rossi and Binder’s early exit
Vinales started the race on pole position, however, his Yamaha YZR M1 was outrun by the Pramac Ducati of Jack Miller, going into Turn 1. Miller made the most of the opening laps as Vinales kept pushing to stay within striking distance of the Aussie.
Behind them, Vinales’ team mate, Valentino Rossi was also charging up the field when on Lap 2 he lost the front and crashed….