The last classification of the 2020 season of MotoGP and the results were amazing. The most important drivers lost the chance to take the last pole position of the year, in a totally unknown circuit for most of them. The qualifying results were totally unexpected, as well as very close.
Miguel Olivera, one of the few drivers who has knowledge of the track, was the fastest in the qualifying session this Saturday. The pilot of KTM he weighed the home and set the best timer of the day. 1m38s892 to secure first place in the front row of tomorrow’s race. However, the prevailing parity in the category will be the one who determines who will get the start.
Franco Morbidelli, He was left with the desire at the end of the test. The Italian finished just 44 thousandths of a second behind Oliveira. With a time of 1m38s936 that seemed to be decisive, ‘Morbido’ marked the pulse of the Yamaha, that little they could do in Portimao. Jack miller He closed the podium one tenth behind the first and second.
Separate paragraph for the protagonists of the weekend. Cal crutchlow he is in his last race as an official MotoGP rider and he showed that he is on a good pace. The Briton finished fourth, two tenths from pole. Valentino Rossi, who says goodbye to Yamaha, was far behind in 17th place. Joan Mir, the champion of the category, had the worst classification of the year, and will start 20th.
Starting at 11:00 AM in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Asunción and Montevideo, the Portuguese Grand Prix will begin. At 10:00 AM they will be in Caracas and La Paz. As for Bogotá, Quito and Lima at 09:00 AM. Mexico City at 08:00 AM. The transmission will be through ESPN and the MotoGP premium streaming service.