70 features are the lowest for a MotoGP™ Championship leader after 5 races, and we’ve seen 11 podium finishers and four winners to this point…
The 2020 MotoGP™ World Championship couldn’t be extra unpredictable. After a jaw-losing BMW M Gargantuan Prix of Styria, the overall standings are broad launch with Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) aloof main the procedure in which – factual.
The double Jerez bustle winner executed P13 in Styria, seeing his advantage sliced to factual three features as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Crew) took the flag in P5. Interestingly, the Frenchman’s 70 features are the lowest a Championship leader has possessed in the MotoGP™ generation after 5 races, the first time it’s been this low since MotoGP™ Memoir Nicky Hayden led the standings after the outlet 5 races in 2006.
It’s a signal of factual how competitive MotoGP™ is in 2020. We’ve had 11 varied podium finishers to this point, and four winners in 5 races after Miguel Oliveira’s (Red Bull KTM Tech 3) historic feat in Styria. In Quartararo and Oliveira, three out of the 5 races in 2020 accumulate been won by Self sustaining Crew riders – and that quantity is with out distress going to develop with Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) and Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) in comely develop.
The 900th premier class bustle absolutely didn’t let us down. It become a bustle that seen the Championship shut appropriate up with 2d pickle finisher Miller now sitting factual 14 adrift of Quartararo. Rookie sensation Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) is fourth, 21 features adrift, with a mere six features atmosphere aside the South African and Oliveira in ninth. 25 features – a bustle prefer total – covers Quartararo the overall procedure down to seventh pickle Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP). Moreover, 5 of the six producers are contained in the tip eight in the standings, split by 26 features – Yamaha, Ducati, KTM, Honda and Suzuki. The principle three accumulate all won this season.
2020 is bonkers. In a beautiful procedure. Predicting the pause consequence of every bustle is an no longer doable process, let by myself trying to prefer out who goes to dispute title glory this one year. So many riders are exhibiting indicators that they’re in a position to a hit – or accumulate already proved that they’ll prefer.
Who dares wins? A ask that will be answered later in the one year. For now, let’s revel in the classy spectacle heading in the succesful direction and discover what twists are in retailer at Misano and beyond.
MotoGP™ Championship high 10 standings after 5 races:
1. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) – 70
2. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Crew) – 67
3. Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) – 56
4. Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) – 49
5. Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) – 48
6. Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu) – 46
7. Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) – 45
8. Joan Mir (Crew Suzuki Ecstar) – 44
9. Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM Tech 3) – 43
10. Pol Espargaro (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) – 35
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