2021 Qatar MotoGP, Losail - Race Results (Round 1)
Vinales wins the season-opening Qatar MotoGP for Yamaha after overturning an early Ducati 1-2-3-4.
Suzuki world champion Mir overtook Zarco for second place on the final lap, but ran wide at the last corner and was then overtaken by both Zarco and long-time race leader Bagnaia on the run to the finish line.
All riders chose the soft tyres, front and rear.
Bradl was again replacing the injured Marc Marquez, who is missing both Qatar rounds.
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* Rookie.Pole Position Time:
Francesco Bagnaia ITA Ducati 1m 52.772s
Official Qatar MotoGP records:Best lap:Francesco Bagnaia ITA Ducati 1m 52.772s(2021)Fastest race lap:Jorge Lorenzo SPA Yamaha 1m 54.927s (2016)By Peter McLaren