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THE Movistar Yamaha MotoGP squad revealed its new livery for the 2018 world championship season in a lavish launch in Madrid, Spain.

Retaining Yamaha’s traditional racing blue, albeit in a deeper shade, the biggest change is to do with the logo of primary sponsor Movistar.

The Spanish telco’s logo has shifted away from its traditional lime green for its fifth season as the team’s primary sponsor, the white ‘M’ making for a much sleeker, cleaner design for the M1s to be raced by Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales in 2018.

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MotoGP 2021, Doha Grand Prix in Qatar, result: Fabio Quartararo wins in closest finish ever

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Fabio Quartararo of Yamaha won an epic Doha MotoGP on Sunday that saw the closest top 15 finish in history.

Just 8.928 seconds separated Quartararo and the 15th-placed Miguel Oliveira, beating the previous record of 15.093.

Quartararo’s French compatriot Johann Zarco of Ducati-Pramac finishing second.

Spanish rookie Jorge Martin, the teammate of Zarco, was third after starting the race on pole position.

It was the first time two French riders had been on the podium in the sport’s elite class since 1954 when Pierre Monneret won and Jacques Collot was third on home soil in Reims.

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MotoGP 2021 news: Doha Grand Prix, qualifying results, pole position, Jack Miller, near miss, scary moment, save, Jorge Martin

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Aussie Jack Miller has been hailed the “hero” of the MotoGP Doha Grand Prix qualifying after surviving what a rival described “the scariest moment I’ve ever seen.”

Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo was behind Miller in the final stages of Q2 when the Australian had what he described as a “massive moment.”

It was not caught on camera but Quartararo was shocked.

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Rookie Martin claims pole, Miller fourth

Rookie Martin claims pole, Miller fourth

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F1 2021, Imola Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo: Honda and Red Bull close to Mercedes, Franz Tost says, McLaren

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As Daniel Ricciardo settles into another new season at another new team, his old employer appears to be in its best position since 2013 following another marked improvement from its Honda power unit.

Red Bull has been dominated by Mercedes since 2014, which coincided with the beginning of F1’s hybrid era and the moment Ricciardo was promoted to the team.

After years of poor performance from its Renault power unit, Red Bull switched to Honda at the end of 2018 — but saw Ricciardo walk out of the door to its engine manufacturer’s works team.

Now, after two seasons of progress, the Honda power unit is “very, very close” to that of Mercedes, according to Franz Tost, team boss of Red Bull sister team, AlphaTauri.

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