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From the moment he crossed Circuit Ricardo Tormo finish line on Sunday afternoon, messages of congratulation have been flooding in for 2020 MotoGP™ World Champion Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar).
Hoy tocaba acabar la carrera después de la caída de ayer. En Portimao más y mejor. Felicidades @JoanMirOfficial por el título conseguido!— Alex Márquez (@alexmarquez73) November 15, 2020
Today we had to finish the race after the crash of yesterday. In Portimao more and better!Congrats @JoanMirOfficial for the Title! #ValenciaGP pic.twitter.com/BdzxWq6xBO
As Spanish and Mallorcan I’m very proud of @Joanmir36— Jorge Lorenzo (@lorenzo99) November 15, 2020
In addition of being @motogp world champion he will make history by:
-Winning with @suzukimotogp after 20 years.
-Being the 3rd Spanish to win in MotoGP
-Becoming champion in his 2nd season.
You deserve it Joan, enjoy it!???? pic.twitter.com/OScOa31ih3
Among them have been some of our very own stars. Maverick Viñales, Alex Marquez, Tito Rabat, Marc Marquez, Alex Rins, Jorge Martin, Dani Pedrosa, Alvaro Bautista, Alex Criville, Kevin Schwantz and Jorge Lorenzo, the fellow Mallorca-born World Champion sharing his thoughts via a special Press Conference call. Spanish sports stars such as Carlos Sainz, Pau Gasol and Dani Sordo also posted their congratulations for their compatriot.
Rival MotoGP™ teams and other Championships like our friends on four wheels, Formula 1, showed their admiration for Mir. And the Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, posted a little message to the number 36 too.
And then there are those who congratulated Mir by commenting on his own posts, or replying to a MotoGP™ post: from Takaaki Nakagami to Carlos Sainz Jr, Manuel Poggiali, Max Biaggi, Alex Barros, Marco Melandri, Loris Capirossi, Randy Mamola or even Xavier Siméon, Eric Granado, Dominique Aegerter, Sandro Cortese, Takahisha Fujinami, Laia Sanz and Toni Bou.
Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro and tennis legend Rafael Nadal posted nice messages on their Instagram stories, a nice doffing of the cap to Suzuki’s first World Champion in 20 years.
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