Why the most significant Le Mans MotoGP performance wasn't Miller's
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Why the most significant Le Mans MotoGP performance wasn't Miller's

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Hot on the heels of his first MotoGP win in five years, Jack Miller made it two from two with a commanding French Grand Prix victory at Le Mans despite two long-lap penalties. Impressive though it was, it was an expectation-defying performance from an anticipated title rival that was the real standout.

Five years split Jack Miller’s first and second MotoGP victories. Having found redemption two weeks ago at Jerez following a poor start to life as a factory Ducati team rider in 2021, Miller only had to wait a fortnight for his third premier class win. Insert whatever lazy bus analogy you like here, but it’s clear the Australian is starting to unleash his true form.

For the first time in four years MotoGP witnessed a flag-to-flag race, as Sunday’s French Grand Prix started off dry before rain necessitated a bike swap in the early stages.

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