Valencia 2: Why Mir and Suzuki conquered MotoGP's crazy season

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MotoGP has a new world champion: Suzuki's Joan Mir. Toby Moody and Simon Patterson reflect on the second race weekend at Valencia, where Mir was crowned for 2020. Simon explains why he was backing Mir much earlier in the season, and what Suzuki got right this year that no other team could. There's also a detailed look at what went wrong for Yamaha's main hopes in Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo, and how the latter's season has completely fallen apart. Toby also raises the question of if Valentino Rossi has become anonymous after single-handedly helping MotoGP to explode throughout the 21st century, and there are some crucial updates on Marc Marquez as it emerges he could even be in a race against time to be fit for the start of 2021. Plus we discuss Jorge Lorenzo's reaction to being replaced by Cal Crutchlow as Yamaha's test rider, and why Andrea Iannone was slapped with the maximum ban on the table in his doping case.

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