Rossi, Lorenzo, Mir: overturning a mid-season deficit

However, Dovizioso, Quartararo and Viñales’ form dropped in the second half of the season, while Mir was Mr Consistent. The Spaniard more than doubled Quartararo’s points tally in the Championship chase, with four podiums – including a maiden win – in the final seven races enough to seal Mir the premier class crown.