2021 Title Winners: Who Won What This Season?
Fabio Quartararo secured his first world title, with five race wins ahead of winning the title in the third last race of the season.
In the overall standings, Bagnaia won second place and reigning champion Joan Mir won third place, while Martín was named rookie of the year.
Ducati won the constructors' championship for the second consecutive season and the teams' championship for the first time since 2007. In total, eight different riders secured Grands Prix during the season.
Having initially had a problem with the injury, the former champion won three races from summer onwards.
It was also the final season of seven-time MotoGP title winner Valentino Rossi after 22 seasons in the exclusive class, as well as the final season in which a 500cc-era debutant participated in the premier class.