The Spanish driver of the Suzuki Ecstar team, Joan Mir, has declared her championship before the final race of the 2020 MotoGP World Championship. The young driver Mir, who scored 4 points from his closest rivals in the race held over 27 laps on the 29-kilometer Ricardo Tormo Track in Valencia, Spain, gave the team the joy of the championship with his superior performance.
All results obtained by Team Suzuki Ecstar's two Spanish drivers, Joan Mir and Alex Rins, are to Suzuki; He won three different victories at once: Pilots Championship, Teams Championship and Factory Championship. These achievements are also of particular importance for Suzuki as Suzuki Motor Company celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. 20 years after the last world championship in the premiere class, Suzuki, who regained the MotoGP World Championship, is also celebrating this success by leaving 60 years behind in motorsports this year.
The Spanish driver of the Suzuki Ecstar team, Joan Mir, won the 2020th competition of the season at the 13 MotoGP World Championship, the most important organization of motorcycle racing. Mir, who has just had his second season in the MotoGP upper class, gave the team the joy of the championship early in the race held over 4 laps at the 27-kilometer Ricardo Tormo Track in Valencia, Spain. Finally, after Kenny Roberts Jr gave Suzuki the championship title in 2000, Mir ended the long wait, thus bringing the MotoGP World Championship title to Suzuki again after 20 years. At the end of the race, Mir scored 29 points ahead of his closest rivals, thus taking the title of championship before the closing race. All results obtained by Team Suzuki Ecstar's two Spanish drivers Joan Mir and Alex Rins are to Suzuki; He won three different victories at once: Pilots Championship, Teams Championship and Factory Championship.
The championship has arrived at the most special time!
The 2020 Pilots World Championship was the 2017nd title for Joan Mir, who was champion in the Moto3 class in 2, and Suzuki's 16th title. Mir stands out as the tenth driver in history to win a championship in all categories with Suzuki and the seventh to triumph in the 500cc / MotoGP class. The championship won by Team Suzuki Ecstar is also of particular importance for Suzuki as Suzuki Motor Company celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. 20 years after his last world championship in the premiere class, Suzuki, who regained the MotoGP World Championship, is also celebrating this success by leaving 60 years behind in motorsports this year. The Suzuki Ecstar team has written its name in gold letters in history as the first team to win the Teams World Championship in Suzuki history.
Victory in the difficult year
Evaluating the championship, Toshihiro Suzuki, President of Suzuki Motor Corporation, stated that they won MotoGP, the world's largest motorcycle racing series, in a difficult year; “In 2020, I congratulate and thank Team Suzuki Ecstar and Joan Mir for winning the MotoGP World Championship in an unprecedented and challenging season in the shadow of COVID-19. I also congratulate and thank Alex Rins for his incredible contribution to the championship and still struggling for second place. 100th anniversary of Suzuki and in such an unforgettable year, we became champions in MotoGP, the world's tallest motorcycle racing series. For us, motorcycle is one of the important sectors started by our elders and that has been going on for many years. I would like to thank our customers, fans and dealers who have always supported Suzuki, and all the suppliers and sponsors who support us. I would like to thank our crew staff, pilots and, moreover, all the staff from Japan's Miyakoda and Ryuyo who supported this event. "Since the day we returned to MotoGP, I am proud of the team that has overcome various challenges, made steady progress each year and eventually became the champion."
2020 MotoGP World Championship Ranking:
1-Joan MIR Suzuki SPAIN 171
2-Franco MORBIDELLI Yamaha ITALY 142
3-Alex RINS Suzuki SPAIN 138
4-Maverick VIÑALES Yamaha SPAIN 127
5-Fabio QUARTARARO Yamaha FRANCE 125
6-Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati ITALY 125
7-Pol ESPARGARO KTM SPAIN 122
8-Jack MILLER Ducati AUSTRIA 112
9-Takaaki NAKAGAMI Honda JAPAN 105
10-Miguel OLIVEIRA KTM PORTUGAL 100
11-Brad BINDER KTM RUSSIA 87
12-Danilo PETRUCCI Ducati ITALY 78
13-Johann ZARCO Ducati FRANCE 71
14-Alex MARQUEZ Honda SPAIN 67
15-Valentino ROSSI Yamaha ITALY 62
16-Francesco BAGNAIA Ducati ITALY 47
17-Aleix ESPARGARO Aprilia SPAIN 34
18-Cal CRUTCHLOW Honda UK 29
19-Iker LECUONA KTM SPAIN 27
20-Stefan BRADL Honda GERMANY 18
21-Bradley SMITH Aprilia ENGLAND 12
22-Tito RABAT Ducati SPAIN 10
23-Michele PIRRO Ducati ITALY 4
24-Lorenzo SAVADORI Aprilia ITALY