Ducati’s Dovizioso wins Austrian MotoGP after horror crash halts rac | Racing News

SPIELBERG (AUSTRIA): Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso gained an action-packed Austrian Grand Prix which was halted for 20 minutes after Franco Morbidelli’s Yamaha collided with the Avintia Ducati of Johann Zarco in Spielberg on Sunday.
The crimson flag got here out early within the race when Morbidelli and Zarco got here collectively at flip three, with their cartwheeling bikes almost taking out Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales as the 2 Yamahas navigated the flip.
Dovizioso, who stated on Saturday that he wouldn’t be renewing his contract with Ducati, took the chequered flag to maintain the group’s good document on the Red Bull Ring intact.
Ducati have gained each race because the circuit was launched on the calendar in 2016 and it was the Italian rider’s third victory on the observe having gained in 2017 and 2019 whereas it was Ducati’s 50th premier class win.
However, the producer misplaced out on a one-two end when Joan Mir capitalised on Jack Miller’s mistake on the ultimate lap as his Pramac Ducati went huge to offer the Suzuki rider second place.

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