BIKE BAIL Moto GP rider Maverick Vinales escapes unhurt after jumping from bike at 125mph as brakes fail at Austrian GP

MOTO GP rider Maverick Vinales was forced to leap from his bike at 125mph and somehow escaped unhurt. Vinales was 13th having fallen back from sixth due to recurring brake issues. Explaining the incident after the race, the 25-year-old said: “I started to lose the front pressure of the brake. “I made three laps very slow then again [I was] without brakes. “Suddenly the brake was good, I was recovering a lot and then suddenly in corner one the brake exploded, so it wasn’t possible to do nothing. I remained without brakes – the first intention was to go out of the bike, because I couldn’t stop the bike, impossible. “I understood very well that the brake was broken or something, so I decided to jump.

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