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Jack Miller, MotoGP, Japanese MotoGP, 24 September

Jack Miller won the Japanese MotoGP: Lap-by-lap recap

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2022 - 08:08

Jack Miller stormed to victory at the Japanese MotoGP!

Francesco Bagnaia crashes out late, while Aleix Espargaro was in the pitlane with a problem before the race even started.

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The man of the moment!
Jack Miller, MotoGP race, Japanese MotoGP, 25 September
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What a disaster for Bagnaia though, as the Italian was too hot into turn three as he attempted to overtake Quartararo. 

07:44

Miller wins the Japanese MotoGP. 

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Huge mistake from Bagnaia

Bagnaia has crashed out. Unbelievable!

07:42

It's last lap time!

07:40

Bagnaia is all over the back of Quartararo. 

07:39

Marquez is up to fourth with a brilliant move on Oliveira. 

07:37

Bagnaia is back ahead of Bastianini. The factory Ducati rider has great pace at the moment. 

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Binder closing on Martin as Miller leads

Miller continues to lead with five lap remaining but the battle for second is not over. Binder is on the charge.

07:32

Quartararo is closing on Vinales for seventh, as is Bastianini. 

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Miller ahead with eight laps to go
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Alex Rins has just retired with an issue. 

07:23

Oh no that's a massive blowout for Takuya Tsuda. The Japanese rider's Suzuki has caught fire but he's managed to pull off-track safely.

07:20

Miller now has a three second lead after setting fastest lap after fastest lap.

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Nagashima is down

Tetsuta Nagashima has crashed out of his home race.

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Bastianini is through on Bagnaia. 

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Bagnaia is really finding it difficult to get through on Pol Espargaro. If he can then Quartararo is just ahead. 

07:11

Zarco is wide and has lost five positions, promoting Quartararo, Bagnaia and Bastianini. 

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Quartararo is back down to ninth as Marini gets through. 

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Can Miller cling onto the lead?
Jack Miller, MotoGP, Japanese MotoGP, 24 September
07:07

Incredible pace from Miller who leads after overtakes on Marquez, Binder, and Martin. 

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Quartararo and Bagnaia are up one place and Bastianini is up three places.