Motorcycles Motorcycling-Oliveira leaves it late to snatch win at Styrian Grand Prix

17:16  23 august  2020
17:16  23 august  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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Aug 23 (Reuters) - KTM Tech3's Miguel Oliveira became the first Portuguese rider to claim a MotoGP victory in the Styrian Grand Prix on Sunday in a race that was restarted after a horror crash involving Championship contender Maverick Vinales produced a red flag.

Oliveira edged Pramac Ducati's Jack Miller and pole-sitter Pol Espargaro of KTM in a three-way battle on the final lap, sealing a first-ever premier class victory for the KTM Tech3 team.

Earlier, Vinales was approaching turn one at around 140 mph when he was forced to jump off his Yamaha due to a brake failure with the bike crashing into the air wall and bursting into flames. (Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

"Underrated" Oliveira proved critics wrong with win - Tech 3 .
Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal is "very happy" to have been able to give "underrated" Miguel Oliveira a chance to "show he's a MotoGP rider" with his Styrian Grand Prix win. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Race winner Miguel Oliveira, Red Bull KTM Tech 3 celebrates with teams members Oliveira snatched a maiden win for himself and the popular Tech 3 outfit at the last corner of a thrilling Styrian Grand Prix last Sunday, capitalising when Jack Miller pushed Pol Espargaro wide at the final corner.

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