Vinales took his first victory of the season after Bagnaia fell from a 1.2s lead with 7 laps to go at the Emilia Romagna MotoGP, the second of the back-to-back Misano rounds.

Mir fought through from 11th on the grid to second place for Suzuki.

Quartararo was informed of a long-lap penalty for exceeding track limits at the start of the final lap, but did not serve the punishment and so was given a 3sec post-race penalty, putting Espargaro and KTM on the podium.

Last weekend's winner Morbidelli was hit by the sliding Aprilia of Pol's brother on lap 1, leaving him at the back of the pack, where he was soon joined by fellow home star Rossi, who fell from seventh place, and Binder, who crashed while in third!

Binder then fell for a second and final time, while Rossi later pulled into the pits and retired.

Miller also retired with some kind of technical problem during the frantic early stages.

Dovizioso now leads the world championship by just one point heading into Barcelona next weekend.

Stefan Bradl, who was replacing injured reigning world champion Marc Marquez, withdrew from the remainder of the weekend due to recent surgery for nerve problems in his hand.

Cal Crutchlow was declared unfit for both Misano rounds following arm pump surgery.

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Emilia Romagna MotoGP, Misano - Race Results
PosRiderNatTeamTime/Diff
1Maverick ViñalesSPAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)41m 55.846s
2Joan MirSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+2.425s
3Pol EspargaroSPARed Bull KTM (RC16)+4.528s
4Fabio QuartararoFRAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+6.419s
5Miguel OliveiraPORRed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)+7.368s
6Takaaki NakagamiJPNLCR Honda (RC213V)+11.139s
7Alex MarquezSPARepsol Honda (RC213V)*+11.929s
8Andrea DoviziosoITADucati Team (GP20)+13.113s
9Franco MorbidelliITAPetronas Yamaha (YZR-M1)+15.880s
10Danilo PetrucciITADucati Team (GP20)+17.682s
11Johann ZarcoFRAReale Avintia (GP19)+23.144s
12Alex RinsSPASuzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR)+24.962s
13Bradley SmithGBRAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)+30.008s
 Iker LecuonaSPARed Bull KTM Tech3 (RC16)*DNF
 Francesco BagnaiaITAPramac Ducati (GP20)DNF
 Valentino RossiITAMonster Yamaha (YZR-M1)DNF
 Tito RabatSPAReale Avintia (GP19)DNF
 Jack MillerAUSPramac Ducati (GP20)DNF
 Brad BinderRSARed Bull KTM (RC16)*DNF
 Aleix EspargaroSPAAprilia Gresini (RS-GP)DNF
By Peter McLaren
 

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