Finally, Suzuki’s long wait has paid off, their Rider, Joan Mir managed to become world champion in the 2020 MotoGP event. The title was secured by a rider from Spain after the Valencia Series last weekend.
Actually, Joan Mir’s success this season is quite unique, due to the fact that she has only won one win. Precisely the victory was won in the European GP series last week.
Meanwhile, in the Valencia series at the Ricardo Tomo Circuit last weekend, Mir actually finished in 7th place. However, these results were enough to lead the 23-year-old man to become world champion.
This is due to the fact that his closest rivals like Alex Rins, Fabio Quartararo, Dovizioso to Maverick Vinales failed to achieve better results.
In fact, this is Joan Mir’s second world title in motorbike racing, considering that he had previously tasted the world title at the Moto3 event in 2017.
As for Suzuki, this is the first time since Kenny Roberts won the GP500 20 years ago.
About this achievement, Joan Mir admitted that he was confused, he couldn’t laugh but on the one hand he couldn’t cry either.
“How unbelievable! I have no words to describe how I feel now, because this is what I have been fighting for all my life.”
“Now, everything is real. Right now, I can’t laugh, I can’t cry either, my feelings are mixed!” Mir said via MotoGP.com.
Regarding the race last weekend, Mir admitted that he was a little worried that he would fail to reach the finish line. But his determination to become world champion is enormous.
“To be honest, after winning last week, I was expecting a race that was just as good this weekend. In fact, I was even struggling a lot. I have to really persist. In my opinion, this is the hardest race this season.”
“I said, ‘Please, I want to finish quickly!’ because every lap there is a risk of an accident. I don’t want to fall, I want to be a champion! “He concluded.
In the top position, Joan Mir collected 171 points or 29 points ahead of his closest rival, Franco Morbidelli.