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Vinales: Yamaha tyre improvement needed to challenge for Teurel GP success

Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales blamed his failed bid for victory in the Aragon Grand Prix on his M1 feeling inconsistent with Michelin's soft compound tyres across the race distance. Starting from second, Vinales soon found himself leading after making a lightning start to pass pole-man Fabio Quartararo, though Suzuki’s Alex Rins soon posed a threat. Vinales looked to have run into early grip problems-having elected for an softs front and rear strategy- as Rins drove clean up the inside of the factory Yamaha at the final turn, with the second GSX-RR of Joan Mir as well as Honda’s Alex Marquez dumping him off the podium around mid-distance. While finding speed in the closing laps and...
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