Mir hopes Miller will “be taught” from their Portugal MotoGP tangle - Motor Informed

Mir hopes Miller will “be taught” from their Portugal MotoGP tangle

Mir led the 25-lap race early on, however was quickly swallowed by eventual winner Fabio Quartararo and dropped to 3rd late on as he battled with a scarcity of feeling on his medium entrance tyre.  

On lap 19 Miller lined up a move on Mir into the primary nook, however misplaced the front-end of his Ducati as he was alongside beneath braking and wiped the Suzuki rider out.  

The pair embraced within the gravel entice and Race Route has positioned it beneath investigation.  

Talking in regards to the crash, 2020 world champion Mir stated: “Concerning the motion with Jack, it’s an issue however it’s one thing that may occur to me.  

“I made this error a few occasions [in the past].  

“I do know he didn’t make it on function. He simply needed to overhaul on a braking space the place there was no area, I used to be braking fairly onerous additionally.  

“Then he locked the entrance, it was a disgrace, however I made this error a few occasions. 

“So, I hope that he’ll be taught from this and it received’t occur once more.” 

Jack Miller, Ducati Team

Jack Miller, Ducati Staff

Picture by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images

Miller thinks he could have touched a humid patch on the within of Flip 1 when he crashed and admits he feels “shitty” in regards to the incident. 

“I imply, one among them issues,” Miller stated when requested by Autosport what occurred within the crash.  

“I felt good, race was going properly, conserved the tyres for the primary 16 laps.  

“Began pushing, began closing down the blokes in entrance. Once I bought shut, Johann Zarco had handed Mir, so I needed to arrange a move.  

“Tried three laps in a row to get shut sufficient in Flip 1 and felt like I did.  

“As I went to move, I used to be a good bit on the within – I don’t know if I collected one of many damp patches there.  

“However I tucked the entrance and T-boned him. It is by no means good, crashing out of a race late like that’s all the time shitty.  

“And taking out a rival out all the time makes it worse. So, I really feel an actual stink. However it’s what it’s.” 



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