Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira did an impressive seventh race of the 2020 MotoGP World Championship at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli today. Launching off from P15 following a difficult Qualifying yesterday, he already managed to make up three positions in the opening lap. From there, he continued to fight his way forward, occupying sixth around halftime. With consistent lap times he defended his position and eventually saw the chequered flag even in fifth, which means he climbs up from P10 to P8 in the overall standings.
MotoGP rookie Iker Lecuona showed some great progress throughout Saturday at the Gran Premio dell’Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di Rimini. He improved with nearly each session, was working on his race pace in FP4 and eventually equaled his best ever Qualifying result yet with the third fastest time in Q1. With his stunning 1:31.715 he missed out on what could have been a first Q2 by just 0.103 seconds and will start the seventh race of the 2020 MotoGP World Championship season from the fifth row of the grid.
With a fabulous lap time of 1:31.965 minutes, Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira kicked off the Gran Premio dell’Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di Rimini today in fifth position. The quick Portuguese was focusing on working towards this Sunday’s second race at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in FP2, but was nearly as fast as in the morning. He finished Friday in P8 overall, securing a direct Q2 spot over night.