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Vinales hits out at Marquez for following him on long run

Maverick Vinales has hit out at MotoGP rival Marc Marquez for following him during a long run on the third and final day of testing at Phillip Island. Yamaha rider Vinales continued his remarkable pre-season form by topping the timesheets on Friday, 0.294s up on Honda man Marquez. But Vinales had his programme interrupted when he aborted a race simulation after five laps, as his team informed him that he had Marquez following in his wheeltracks. Speaking to media afterwards, the Spaniard was in a combative mood, saying he “didn’t understand” why Marquez felt the need to follow him. “I knew it,” Vinales said when asked about the incident. “They were telling me I had him behind...
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