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MotoGP champion Mir explains reason for early Portuguese GP exit

Joan Mir revealed that a major problem with the electronics on his Suzuki GSX-RR forced him to retire from the Portuguese Grand Prix, ending his title winning campaign earlier than expected. Mir suffered a milder issue with his electronics during Saturday’s qualifying session, and despite the problem being found and quickly eradicated he ran out of time to set a final competitive time in Q1 and thus was forced to start the 2020 season finale at the Algarve International Circuit from 20th. The Spaniard made a lightning start to fly up to 12th by the end of the opening tour once the Portuguese GP got underway, though several mistakes in the early running dropped him back to his starting...
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