Local favourite Oliveira wins Portuguese MotoGP race

Red Bull KTM Tech 3's Miguel Oliveira celebrates winning the  Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit, Portimao, Portugal, November 22, 2020. — Reuters pic
Red Bull KTM Tech 3's Miguel Oliveira celebrates winning the Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit, Portimao, Portugal, November 22, 2020. — Reuters pic

PORTIMAO, Nov 22 — KTM Tech 3 rider Miguel Oliveira dominated his home MotoGP race from start to finish to win the season-ending Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao’s Algarve International Circuit today.

The Portuguese had started from pole after setting an all-time lap record at MotoGP’s reserve track yesterday and was flawless as he finished ahead of Pramac Racing’s Jack Miller.

Petronas Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli finished third to seal second place in the riders’ championship behind Suzuki’s Joan Mir, who was forced to retire.

Ducati clinched the constructors’ title. — Reuters

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