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Miller: French GP engine failure ‘inevitable’

Jack Miller says his early French Grand Prix exit thanks to engine failure was sealed after having to revert back to his problematic wet set-up Desmosedici ahead of the contest. The Aussie ran into a problem with the engine installed in the wet bike during practice, though with a dry race expected he was set to change to his dry machine anyway. A rain shower just prior to the start threw a spanner in the works however, forcing Miller to switch back to his Ducati with the wet setting and hope it could hold out for all 26 laps. He battled for the leadership with fellow Ducati men Andrea Dovizioso and eventual race winner Danilo Petrucci, as well as Suzuki’s Alex Rins for most of the...
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