The Ducati rider led at first of the race at Le Mans earlier than buying and selling overtakes with each Yamaha manufacturing unit riders Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo till he briefly went off the monitor because the rain started to fall.
After pitting to modify to his moist bike, Miller – and Ducati team-mate Francesco Bagnaia – had been each given double long-lap penalties for rushing within the pitlane. In the meantime, Quartararo was given a single long-lap penalty for stopping on the unsuitable facet of the Yamaha pitbox throughout his bike swap.
Marc Marquez appeared favorite for victory within the flag-to-flag race however crashed on lap 9, earlier than falling for a second time on lap 18 to finish his race, with Miller producing a masterful restoration to cost to victory.
Johann Zarco narrowly missed out on a house win at Le Mans in second place for Pramac Ducati, as Quartararo additionally fought again to finish the rostrum and with it regain the championship lead from Bagnaia who completed in fourth.
Within the newest Tank Slappers podcast, Autosport’s Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com’s Oriol Puigdemont talk about Miller’s Le Mans win and the way it might arrange a MotoGP world title problem after his robust begin to 2021.
The pair additionally assessment Zarco’s enhancements regardless of lacking out on a maiden MotoGP win, plus how Quartararo’s efficiency might have his title rivals apprehensive.