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Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider Miguel Oliveira wins the OR Thailand Grand Prix - Gold & Goose / Red Bull Content Pool
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The OR Thailand Grand Prix held at Chang International Circuit started with an hour delay due to heavy rain. Starting the race in eleventh position, Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing managed to win the OR Thailand Grand Prix by overtaking the riders in front of him on the wet track. With this win, Miguel Oliveira has reached his second MotoGP victory of this year and the fifth of his career.
Known for his success in races on wet tracks, Ducati Lenovo Team rider Jack Miller started the race in seventh place and finished in second place. Francesco Bagnaia, another Ducati Lenovo Team rider and second overall, also finished third in the OR Thailand Grand Prix.
Championship leader Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo finished the race in 17th place and closed the weekend with no points. After the OR Thailand Grand Prix, Fabio Quartararo maintained his lead with 219 points in the Championship general classification, while Francesco Bagnaia reached 217 points.