We witnessed the closest top 15 finish in history at the Tissot Grand Prix of Doha as the MotoGP™ gladiators treated us to an unbelievable dogfight under the desert lights. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) emerged victorious as he and second place Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing) handed France their first double premier class podium since 1954. History made there and history secured for rookie Jorge Martin too as the Pramac Racing star bagged his maiden MotoGP™ rostrum.
MotoGP™ 15 MINUTE RACE HIGHLIGHTS
Pramac Racing's Jorge Martin started from a debut pole position with the factory Yamaha duo of Fabio Quartararo and Maverick Viñales his fiercest rivals after the pace they showed throughout the weekend. Could the rookie spring a surprise? Take a seat and enjoy Round 2 of the MotoGP™ World Championship in only 15 minutes.
PITLANE TO P1: ACOSTA PULLS OFF THE IMPOSSIBLE
The main talking point to come out of the Doha Grand Prix, though, wasn't from the MotoGP™ class. Instead, headlines were stole by 16-year-old Moto3™ rookie Pedro Acosta. In only his second Grand Prix, the wonderkid came from pitlane to somehow win the second Moto3™ race of 2021 and enter the record books with one of the greatest ever Grand Prix victories.
EMOTIONAL MARTIN MATCHES MARC MARQUEZ WITH STUNNING POLE
Listen to MotoGP™ rookie Jorge Martin reflect on securing pole position in only his second premier class race. The Pramac Racing man matched Marc Marquez by taking pole and was taken aback by hundreds of paddock members flooding pitlane to congratulate him on bagging top spot.
UNMISSABLE: MIR AND MILLER'S EXPLOSIVE DOHA GP FEUD IN FULL
Halfway through the Doha Grand Prix, World Champion Joan Mir and Jack Miller went toe-to-toe in a controversial clash. First, Mir made contact with the Australian and forced him wide. Then the pair came together down the start-finish straight in a frightening manner. Relive the pair's feud in its entirety here.