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Vinales' tyre choice made Spanish MotoGP round 'race of survival'

Maverick Vinales says his MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix was a "survival race" owing to his gamble on the soft front tyre not paying off. The Yamaha rider was one of only two riders - the other being team-mate Valentino Rossi - to opt for the soft front tyre, while the rest of the field went with the hard owing to the scorcing track temperatures. Vinales got the holeshot off the line from second and tried to break away from the pack, hoping that doing so would allow him to safely ease off later on to conserve his rubber. But the Spaniard started having moments on the front end early on and, by lap nine, he had lost the lead he had regained following Marc Marquez's off on lap five....
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