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Vinales: 2020 MotoGP season a lost year as he's 'paying' for Yamaha engine woes

Maverick Vinales feels 2020 is a lost year for himself and Yamaha to win the MotoGP title in Marc Marquez's absence, and says he's "paying" for Yamaha's engine debacle. Vinales is currently 19 points from championship leader Joan Mir with three rounds to go, but will have to start the European Grand Prix from the pitlane having had to exceed his engine allocation and unseal a sixth motor. This came in the wake of Yamaha being found guilty of running illegal engines in the Spanish GP in July, with the manufacturer docked points but not the riders. Vinales lost an engine during the Spanish GP weekend and two more after it once it became clear the engines fitted with the...
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