MotoGP 2020, news: Maverick Vinales crash, video, Styrian Grand Prix, leaps from bike, brakes on fire, over 200km/h

MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales was forced to make the split-second call to leap from his bike at over 200 kilometres an hour when he realised his brakes weren’t working.

Yamaha rider Vinales was taking part in the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring when his brakes caught fire heading into turn one.

Heading into the corner, the Spaniard realised tried to brake but couldn’t slow down, meaning he had no option but to jump off his bike rather than ride it at top speed into the barriers.

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