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Old 16 May 2021, 14:27 (Ref:4051914)   #181
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He certainly is !! It looks like Sam was getting impatient again in Moto2
That was the first thing that came to my mind, seemingly impetuous move with 20+ laps to run, hopefully it's not a return to the old days!
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Old 16 May 2021, 16:29 (Ref:4051933)   #182
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Exciting race thanks to the weather and some drivers. Miller and MM outstanding, Zarco a domicile as a finisher on the podium and Quarta rather calm and focused on the championship. OK the "pit stop" was not perfect tho…
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Old 16 May 2021, 19:19 (Ref:4051961)   #183
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MM outstanding, really? He could have won the race or at worst had a decent result instead of which he binned it!
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Old 16 May 2021, 20:08 (Ref:4051969)   #184
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MM outstanding, really? He could have won the race or at worst had a decent result instead of which he binned it!
Twice.
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Yes, twice but looking at his race he was fast really fast. May be too self confident or nervous. As to Quartararo I think he's been suffering a lot. Just after Zarco overtaking in the straight its very hard for Fabio to enter and catch the apex in the right part of the Dunlop chicane.
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Great racing throughout the three classes, thank you ITV4 for showing it live. So nice to watch a race again without knowing who win beforehand

Nice to see Marquez up at the front again, but then he threw it away with that off at the last corner. Still at least he recovered well before his second off.

Great drive by Jack Miller, despite an off and two long lap penalties and worn out tyres at the end. He has turned out to be an excellent choice. Fabio takes back the lead in the championship, but it's still very close at the front. Looks like we might just have another new champion this year. I know it's early days, but Mir isn't looking like retaining his title at this stage

Morbidelli's move on Pol and Valentino was never going to work, what was he thinking there?

Good to see John McPhee finally pick up a finish in Moto3

All in all a great day's racing, helped by the weather no doubt
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As to Quartararo I think he's been suffering a lot. Just after Zarco overtaking in the straight its very hard for Fabio to enter and catch the apex in the right part of the Dunlop chicane.
I know Fabio had a different tyre mix to others.... I think Miller was using a soft rear wet and FQ a medium version. FQ had a soft front compound also, which as the track dried he overstressed it. FQ effectively had no grip when Zarco came up on him , and could not get drive onto the straight, or turn into corners allowing Zarco to breeze past him with ease.

I guess at that point Quartararo must have gone into championship mode knowing Bagnaia was behind and staying on the bike would allow him to take the championship lead over Bagnaia, and chasing Zarco for second on the limited rubber he had could have ended with a sore backside and zero points.
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