2020 MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix session timings and preview

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After a two-week breather MotoGP gears up for a frantic blast through the rest of the season with nine races across 11 weeks, starting with the San Marino Grand Prix
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The 2020 MotoGP season has produced constant surprises so far with three different first-time winners and dramatic moments aplenty.

Despite struggling throughout the Austrian double-header, Fabio Quartararo still leads the MotoGP riders' standings with a three-point advantage over Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso.

With Marc Marquez set to remain out of action until at least October, the title race is expected to remain wide open with the Misano double-header presenting an opportunity for a championship contender to grab the initiative after an unpredictable opening five rounds.

Quartararo was narrowly denied victory at Misano by Marquez 12 months ago, so will come into this weekend as a strong candidate for victory, but he'll be hoping to regain confidence after a tough triple-header between Brno and the Red Bull Ring.

Dovizioso will also be under the spotlight with his future uncertain after confirming his Ducati exit in Austria before going on to win the opening Spielberg race to kickstart his title charge.

All KTM riders will be feeling confident about their chances following the last trio of races, with Brad Binder claiming victory in Brno and Tech3's Miguel Oliveira matching the feat in the second Red Bull Ring encounter.

A fightback will also be expected from factory Yamaha duo Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi. The Spanish rider suffered a dramatic bailout crash last timeout at the Styrian GP, which was later revealed to be down to ignoring MotoGP brake supplier Brembo's…
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