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MotoGP Portugal: Oliveira takes home pole for Portimao finale

Tech3 KTM's Miguel Oliveira took his maiden MotoGP pole position on home soil by 0.044 seconds for the Portuguese Grand Prix, as world champion Joan Mir qualified 20th. MotoGP hasn't visited Portugal since 2012, but caps off its 2020 season with its very first Portuguese rider taking pole at the series' first visit to the Algarve International Circuit in a thrilling final Q2 of the year. Avintia's Johann Zarco set the benchmark with a 1m39.938s, though this was immediately bested by fellow Frenchman Fabio Quartararo on the Petronas SRT Yamaha. Quartararo's 1m39.877s stood for all of 20 seconds, when factory Yamaha counterpart Maverick Vinales edged ahead with a 1m39.689s. Fellow Yamaha...
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