Miguel Oliveira wins in Portimão and writes an unprecedented page of Portuguese motorcycling

Miguel Oliveira wins in Portimão and writes an unprecedented page of Portuguese motorcycling


This weekend Miguel Oliveira wrote an unprecedented page of Portuguese motorcycling, because he arrived at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve (AIA) to compete in the Grand Prix of Portugal in MotoGP and started by being the fastest in the first free practice session, he noted. Pole-Position and putting the icing on the cake, won the race without giving the opponents a chance.

The driver from Almada, at the service of Tech3, the KTM satellite team, left Pole-Position and led from the first to the last lap after a solo race in which he rode at an impressive pace that no one could keep up with.

"It is an incredible day for me, I have no words to describe it. Thanks to the people who were at home and who could not be here. It was super special, because my family cannot see my first victory live [Áustria], but today they are here ", Miguel OLIveira told Sport TV after the race.

Ducati's Jack Miller was runner-up 3.1 seconds behind the Portuguese, followed by Franco Morbidelli, who closed the podium and was overtaken by Miller in the final corners.

Miguel Oliveira, who will join the KTM main team in 2021, ends 2020 with two victories in the premier class motorcycle racing, after winning in Austria last summer.

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