The San Marino Grand Prix at Misano threw the 2020 MotoGP championship yet another curveball, producing the fifth winner in six races and the fourth first-time victor in the premier class. On Tuesday, the Paddock Pass Podcast crew gathered remotely to chew over the events of the weekend. David Emmett and Steve English talk to our man on the ground, Neil Morrison, about a wild Misano weekend.
We start off with Franco Morbidelli, of course, the Italian taking a well-deserved win, but cover so much more. We talk about the VR46 Academy, and what it means for Italian racing, and Valentino Rossi's legacy in MotoGP. We talk about Rossi's teammate, Maverick Viñales, and discuss where he went wrong in the race, and why he is so fast in practice and struggles so badly in the race.
That leads on to a debate of what happened with Fabio Quartararo, and what went wrong for the Petronas Yamaha rider at Misano. We talk about the strong race of Pecco Bagnaia and Joan Mir, and how they ended up on the podium. We take a glance at Ducati's 2021 line up, and their options.
We go through all the other talking points of the race weekend, and end up with our winners and losers.
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