In total, there were nine race winners during this year’s highly unpredictable World Championship.
Pol Espargaro, Jack Miller, Johann Zarco and Danilo Petrucci are also among those departing for pastures new.
“We are extremely happy with the result we’ve obtained working together in this difficult year.”
This is the first MotoGP title won by a Suzuki rider since 2000.
Spaniard holds off compatriot Alex Marquez to win the Aragon MotoGP as Joan Mir finished third to take the championship lead from Fabio Quartararo.
While South African rider Brad Binder finished 11th in the Catalonia MotoGP race, his younger brother Darryn stole the show on a solid day for the Binder family, taking his first win in the Moto3 division.

MotoGP Oliveira overtakes on last corner to win ‘super cool’ Styrian MotoGP

Miguel Oliveira overtook Pol Espargaro and Jack Miller on the last corner of the Styrian Grand Prix on Sunday to claim a first MotoGP for Portugal and the Tech-3 team.

MotoGP Pol on pole for Styrian MotoGP

Pol Espargaro rode his KTM to pole position for Sunday’s Styrian MotoGP after topping the timesheets in qualifying on Saturday.

MotoGP Espargaro tops Styrian MotoGP practice as Zarco penalised with pit lane start

KTM rider Pol Espargaro set the quickest time in Friday’s opening Styrian MotoGP free practice sessions as Ducati continued their strong form after last weekend’s victory at the same Spielberg circuit.

MotoGP Zarco punished for ‘irresponsible riding’ after Morbidelli clash

Johann Zarco will start his next MotoGP race from the pitlane after he was sanctioned for “irresponsible riding” following a crash involving Franco Morbidelli last weekend in Austria, the International Motorcycling Federation said Friday.

MotoGP ‘You have to take risks,’ says Zarco after MotoGP near-miss

MotoGP rider Johann Zarco insisted Thursday that “you can’t do this sport if you don’t want to take risks” after being widely condemned for his role in a terrifying 300kmh near-miss at the Austrian Grand Prix.

MotoGP Rossi says riders need to ‘improve behaviour’ after dramatic near-miss

Italian motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi said riders needed to “improve their behaviour” and show more respect after he and Yamaha teammate Maverick Vinales narrowly escaped serious injury in the Austrian Grand Prix.

MotoGP ‘Almost killed me’: Rossi fumes after escaping 300kmh Austrian GP crash

World motorcycling superstar Valentino Rossi said a stray bike, travelling at around 320 kmh (200mph), almost “killed me” in a horrifying near-miss at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.

MotoGP Dovizioso delivers for Ducati, as Binder puts up a fight at Austrian MotoGP

Andrea Dovizioso won an eventful Austrian MotoGP for Ducati on Sunday, just 24 hours after revealing he would leave the Italian team at the end of the season, while South African rider Brad Binder held on to grab fourth place on his KTM.

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MotoGP Vinales takes pole, Binder left chasing at Austrian MotoGP

Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales clinched pole, while South African rider Brad Binder (KTM) was well back on the grid, for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.

MotoGP KTM’s Espargaro tops opening practice, Binder trails in 16th at Austrian GP

Pol Espargaro on a KTM posted the quickest time in opening practice on Friday for this weekend’s Austrian MotoGP.

MotoGP Brad Binder and KTM looking to exploit home advantage in rainy Austria

South African Brad Binder will try to serve up another dose of last weekend’s wizardry at his KTM team’s home Austrian MotoGP on Sunday, although torrential rain is forecast to drench the picturesque circuit in the shadow of the Alps.

MotoGP ‘The beginning of something great’ – Brad Binder is hungry for more

Two-wheel ace Brad Binder admits he needs some time to let his achievement sink in, after securing a historic maiden victory, but the South African rider is eager to continue his rapid rise in MotoGP.

MotoGP South African rookie Binder wins Czech MotoGP on ‘insane’ bike

Brad Binder created a series of firsts as he won the Czech MotoGP on Sunday to make come true “a day I dreamed about since I was a little boy”.

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