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Suzuki's Mir 'penalised' by lack of data from MotoGP Spanish GP DNF

Suzuki's Joan Mir says his non-finish in the MotoGP's first Jerez race meant he was "penalised" for the Andalusian Grand Prix as he had no data to fall back on. Mir crashed out on lap two of the season-opening Spanish GP, while team-mate Alex Rins was a non-starter after dislocating and fracturing his collarbone in a qualifying crash. This meant Mir returned to Jerez lacking in data of how the front tyre behaved in the scorching temperatures and in a pack of bikes, which led him to struggle from the off in Sunday's Andalusian GP. Despite this, Mir got to the chequered flag in a career-best equaling fifth position, while Rins gritted his teeth through his injury to complete the...
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