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Motul: Team Suzuki and Pramac Racing Power to Podium Finishes

a front view of Jorge Martin after he wins a maiden (first) victory for Pramac Racing

Well, folks, Round 10 of MotoGP has just concluded – and as expected, the Styrian GP gave our boys a run for their money.

The competence of the course wasn’t lost on Motul-powered Team Suzuki and Pramac Racing, the latter of which secured their maiden victory after grinding for 20 years at the twisties, thanks to the elbow grease of well-loved racer Jorge Martin. 

A view of Jorge Martin Riding around to secure a victory at Round 10 of 2021's MotoGP

MotoGP rookie Jorge Martin stole a well-deserved win from Team Suzuki Joan Mir on Sunday. The young racer has been out of commission for 4 races after sustaining an injury, though it appears the healing phase did him good. 

Martin claimed a pole position on the weekend, giving the crowds a dominant performance that also saw a battle with Joan Mir and an early red flag that tested his composure – a test that he passed with flying colors. 

a view of the red flag incident at Round 10 of the MotoGP at the Styrian GP 2021

Since Pramac Racing has been using Motul, they have claimed six podium finishes – a number not lost on the team in red. 

Team Suzuki has also given the crowds an amazing performance, with 2020 World Champion Joan Mir finishing short by a scant 1.5 seconds behind Jorge Martin. Despite this, the rider was able to put up an excellent fight on his Suzuki GSX-RR, putting Motul’s latest lubricant technology to good use. 

a view of the pile of riders powering through the turns of the Round 10 MotoGP at the Styrian GP 2021

Here are the two teams’ qualifying results, as well as the race results of the weekend:

Qualifying Results:

P1 (1:22.994): Jorge Martin, #89 Pramac Racing Ducati Desmosedici 

P6 (1:23.376): Johann Zarco, #5 Pramac Racing Ducati Desmosedici

P5 (1:23.322): Joan Mir, #36 Team Suzuki Ecstar Suzuki GSX-RR

P13 (1:23.585): Alex Rins, #42 Team Suzuki Ecstar Suzuki GSX-RR

a view of Motul Racing lubricant oil - the stuff used in MotoGP 2021

Race Results:

P1: Jorge martin, #89 Pramac Racing Ducati Desmosedici

P6: Johann Zarco, #5 Pramac Racing Ducati Desmosedici 

P2: Joan Mir, #36 Team Suzuki Ecstar Suzuki GSX-RR 

P7: Alex Rins, #42 Team Suzuki Ecstar Suzuki GSX-RR

We hope you stay cool this weekend – and check out MotorBikeWriter’s MotoGP Archives for more on everything MotoGP.