PORTIMAO, Portugal: Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira received pole place on the Portugal Grand Prix on Saturday because the season that was disrupted by the coronavirus disaster lastly reaches its end.
Oliveira clocked the quickest lap on the Algarve International Circuit on his KTM bike. Franco Morbidelli had the second-best time, adopted by Jack Miller.
World champion Joan Mir will begin Sundays closing race of the season from 20th on the grid one week after clinching his first title within the high class.
It was the primary profession MotoGP pole for the 25-year-old Oliveira. It was additionally a first-ever pole for a Portuguese MotoGP rider.
The Portugal GP was added to the calendar this season in spite of everything races outdoors Europe have been canceled because of the pandemic.
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