Miguel Oliveira made essentially the most of his dwelling benefit to win the final MotoGP race of the season in Portugal on Sunday.
Oliveira adopted up his maiden victory in Styria in August by taking the title at Portimao in what was his first race in the premier class in his dwelling nation.
The KTM Tech three rider’s triumph means there was no record-breaking 10th race winner, with Fabio Quartararo, Brad Binder, Andrea Dovizioso, Franco Morbidelli, Maverick Vinales, Danilo Petrucci, Alex Rins and Joan Mir making it 9 victors on the finish of an unpredictable World Championship.
Morbidelli got here out on prime of a six-way battle for the runners-up spot, regardless of being pipped to second place on the final lap by Australian Jack Miller.
Italian Morbidelli finishes in the general standings simply behind Mir, who had confirmed his first world title in Valencia final weekend.
Miller’s robust end in the meantime ensured Ducati claimed the constructors’ title for the primary time since 2007 on the expense of Suzuki, whose hopes had been dashed after a disappointing weekend for Mir.
Mir began the race in 20th and needed to retire resulting from digital issues.