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Vinales to start from pit-lane in European GP following penalty for engine change

Maverick Vinales will start from pit-lane for the European Grand Prix at Valencia after being forced to take a sixth engine of the season. Yamaha have struggled all season for reliability with its engines thanks to a faulty batch of valves in its early motors, leaving the Japanese manufacturer on the ropes in terms of remaining within the five engine allocation afforded for 2020. Valentino Rossi retired from the Spanish GP after his engine expired during the contest while running in the top ten, while Franco Morbidelli also suffered an early exit in the following weekends Andalucian GP at the same Jerez track from an identical failure.   Vinales’ second engine was withdrawn from his...
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