Fabio Di Gianantonio passed Francesco Bagnaia late on in the Qatar Grand Prix to secure his first MotoGP victory, while
Di Gianantonio had a strong start and quickly moved up to second place behind Bagnaia, leaving the rest of the pack behind. He stayed close behind Bagnaia for most of the race until making a decisive move to take the lead. Bagnaia tried to fight back but made a mistake, giving Di Gianantonio a comfortable lead to secure his first premier-class win. Bagnaia finished in second place, extending his points lead in the championship. Marini completed the podium in third place, while Vinales made a late charge to finish just off the podium in fourth. Binder and Marquez rounded out the top six, with Quartararo and Bastianini making impressive climbs through the field to finish seventh and eighth. Miller and Martin completed the top ten, with Marquez finishing as the top Honda rider in eleventh. Espargaro retired early due to injury, and Lecuona had to retire due to technical issues.