Miguel Oliveira who raced for Red Bull KTM managed to come out as the winner of the 2022 MotoGP Mandalika
The racer who was born on January 4, 1995, managed to spur an iron horse to be the fastest on the wet track of the Mandalika Circuit .
Oliveira himself started the Mandalika 2022 MotoGP race from seventh position.
But since the start of the race, Oliveira successfully pushed to the top.
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing racer from Portugal, Miguel Oliveira, competes in a free practice session for the Indonesian MotoGP Grand Prix race at the Mandalika International Circuit in Kuta Mandalika in Central Lombok on March 18, 2022.
At its peak, Oliveira won duels from Jack Miller to Fabio Quartararo to lead the race.
Oliveira showed consistency until the end of the race to take the fastest position with a time of 33 minutes 27,2230 seconds.
Oliveira finished ahead of Fabio Quartararo who finished second.
While the third place is occupied by Johann Zarco.
This is the first podium for a racer who has ever been awarded a BMW M4 type.
He previously won a luxury BMW car for being the winner of the 2020 MotoGP Styria.
The car prize was given to him because BMW M is the official sponsor of the event.
The first major success of the Pragal, Portugal-born racer when he came in 2005 and 2006.
At that time, Oliveira won the Portuguese MiniGP championship.
Next in 2009, he finished third in the FIM CEV Repsol until the following season was against Maverick Vinales.
In the end, Oliveira finished the race as runner-up before his World Championship debut in 2011.
Oliveira ran full time in 2012 with the Estrella Galicia team and took two podiums.
Prior to 2013 he joined Mahindra Racing and made headlines for guiding the Indian manufacturer to its first ever podium in Malaysia.
In 2014 remained at Mahindra, taking the podium again at Assen, before being recruited by Red Bull KTM Ajo for 2015.
The Moto3™ season got off to a rocky start for the Portuguese but he won at Mugello and Assen.
His achievement was runner up in Moto3 at that time.
For 2016, he joins the Moto2™ World Championship with Leopard Racing.
His decision to join Leopard Racing was made after recovering from injury at the end of the year.
But the Portuguese rider returns to the Ajo motorsport camp for 2017 using the new KTM chassis in Moto2.
He also managed to take his first win by being in third place overall.
It was a very amazing season for Oliveira.
Oliveira presence in Moto2 lasted until the last one in 2018 with 12 podium finishes.
While the inaugural season playing in the MotoGP premier class in 2019.
Unfortunately Oliveira inaugural season did not go well because he failed to reach the podium.