The inaugural race of the 2021 season of MotoGP had everything. The Qatar Grand Prix it also left fans with their hearts in their mouths. With the expectation of a good race on the part of Valentino Rossi, the greatest idol, of the World Cup, and with the power of the Ducati, the fans could see a good test. Maverick Viñales was the first winner of 2021.
The great power of Yamaha It was not the start, and that was reflected at the beginning. Fabio Quartararo and Maverick Viñales suffered when the light turned green. Valentino did manage to advance, but quickly the pace was one of the worst. Your partner, Franco Morbidelli he was running seventh and also finished the first lap outside the points zone.
Quickly Francesco Bagnaia he was taking distance with respect to his pursuers and got to get up to seven tenths. However, tire wear and cornering problems caused him to lose pace and speed. The two official Ducati and the two of the team Pramac They were better at the start, but the Yamas got into rhythm as the laps went by.
Maverick approached the leaders and quickly led the cat to the water. The Spaniard came first, and he would never come down from that position again. For its part, Johann zarco fought alongside Pecco already Joan Mir for the last two places on the podium. Mir pulled his title off the table and passed both Ducati bikes. However, again the main straight made the Italian bikes overtake the Suzuki of the champion, who finished fourth. Viñales won the first race of the year, followed by Zarco and Pecco Bagnaia.
Maverick Viñales took first place in the championship after the first victory of the year. His most immediate pursuer, Johann Zarco will be the second in the table and Francesco Bagnaia the third. For his part, the last champion of the category, Joan Mir quickly placed himself in the fight for the title, in fourth place and with good prospects for next week.
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