The Doha GP, the second round of the 2021 MotoGP, did not betray expectations, with an Easter race full of overtaking and surprises.
The first place on the podium goes to Fabio Quartararo, with a perfectly tuned M1, under the siege of Ducati Pramac, with Johann Zarco and Jorge Martin on the podium.
Monster Energy Yamaha riders MotoGp made the team proud again in the Losail spotlight. Quartararo drove a splendid race, starting from eighth to victory with a lead of 1.457 seconds.
Double podium for Pramac Ducati, second position for Johann Zarco and third position for Jorge Martín. Johann Zarco is the leader of the World Championship with 40 points. The protagonist of several duels ends a perfect weekend in an excellent way. Jorge Martín impresses and amazes, leader from the start until a few laps from the end, conquers his first podium in the premier class at his second GP.
Viñales started the race from third place on the grid and finished ninth at the end of the first lap. Like last week, he spent most of the race chasing his teammate.
Alex Rins and Joan Mir both got off to a good start, putting their GSX-RRs in fifth and sixth position at the opening corners. Despite looking for the lead, Rins found himself losing on the straight to the Ducati riders, but he realized he needed to keep the tires to get the best possible position; he kept his cool to get an excellent fourth place, equaling his best result in Qatar in his 65th MotoGP race. Mir took home a useful seventh place instead.
Bagnaia, who started from 7th place, was the protagonist of a good comeback in the early stages to climb up to third place, but six laps from the end, due to an "unforgivable" mistake, he slipped back and then closed in sixth. place. Even Miller, who started fourth, after a contact with Mir, finished in ninth place.
Instead, it was a tough night in Qatar for the PETRONAS Yamaha Sepang Racing Team riders, with Morbidelli and Valentino Rossi finishing 12th and 16th respectively at the Doha Grand Prix.