The Yamaha rider, regardless of hurting his ankle in a heavy crash throughout observe, romped to his fifth win of the 2021 marketing campaign to edge ever nearer to that first world title.
Now 65 factors away from his nearest rival Joan Mir, the reigning world champion admits his title defence is now just about over after he battled by tyre dramas on his Suzuki to complete ninth.
His Suzuki team-mate Alex Rins celebrated his first podium of a tough 2021 season in second, whereas Aleix Espargaro fended off a last-lap assault from Ducati’s Jack Miller to assert Aprilia’s first podium of the trendy MotoGP period.
With six producers represented inside the highest six of a premier class race for the time since 1972, the 2021 British GP highlighted simply how aggressive MotoGP is on this present period.
Within the newest Tank Slappers Podcast, Autosport’s Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com’s Oriol Puigdemont talk about the 2021 British GP and the way the championship is shaping up because it enters its closing levels.
Additionally they talk about the most recent rider market information, with Andrea Dovizioso set to make his MotoGP return with the outgoing Petronas Sepang Racing Staff at Misano forward of a full-time return in 2022.