Tag Archive: Marc Marquez

Oct 22

This is war: Marquez wins the fight for Phillip Island

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

This is war Marquez wins the fight for Phillip IslandNumber 93 extends his lead as Dovizioso has a tough race – and Rossi wins a last lap three-way battle for second. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth win of the year in a scintillating Phillip Island showdown, breaking away from an eight-rider fight for the win in the latter stages to take to the top step. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 15

The duel of Champions: Dovizioso vs Marquez at Motegi

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

The duel of Champions Dovizioso vs Marquez at MotegiThe two men at the top stage a historic duel in the rain-soaked Japanese GP – with everything on the line. In pouring rain at the Twin Ring Motegi, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged one of the greatest MotoGP™ duels of all time, putting everything on the line down to the final lap, and the final corner.

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Oct 13

Game on: Dovi rises to Marquez’ challenge at Motegi

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Game on Dovi rises to Marquez' challenge at MotegiThe two men at the top of the title fight top the timesheets on Day 1. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) ended Day 1 at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan as the fastest man on track, but the Italian was only 0.043 ahead of his nearest challenger – Championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team).

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Oct 11

Every move matters: Motegi starts the final stopwatch

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Motul Grand Prix of JapanAs the field arrives in Japan for the first of the flyaways, does Marquez have his rivals in perpetual check? The Twin Ring Motegi has seen many a battle fought, won and lost on its asphalt. Coming as it does at a pivotal part of the season, the Japanese GP may not have always seen the throne taken – but it has always been a protagonist in the title fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Tipping the scales: Marquez stamps his authority on Aragon

Fifth win of the year makes it advantage 93, with Rossi taking a top five despite injury – and Lorenzo on the podium

Tipping the scales Marquez stamps his authority on AragonMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took win number five of the season on home turf at MotorLand Aragon, picking off his rivals on the way to the front to make some serious gains as key contenders Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) finished off the podium. Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) sliced through to second, and Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) made it a Spanish trio on the podium at home as he led from the front before eventually crossing the line in third –  his second podium in red. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for Marquez

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Viñales on pole, Rossi on the front row and a crash for MarquezMovistar Yamahas split by Lorenzo at MotorLand after the reigning Champion slides out of contention for pole. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has taken pole position for the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, exactly a tenth of a second ahead of Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) at the front as compatriot and key title rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) tumbled out of contention. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Marquez fastest in damp FP1

Reigning Champion quickest as Rossi gets back on track for eight laps despite the weather

Raising the stakes fearless Marquez equalises at MisanoMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) went quickest in FP1 at MotorLand Aragon by almost half a second, ahead of teammate Dani Pedrosa and rookie sensation Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3). With rain coming down soon after the start of the session, running was more limited – with most heading back into pitlane before the action picked up again in the latter half. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 10

Raising the stakes: fearless Marquez equalises at Misano

Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini

Raising the stakes fearless Marquez equalises at MisanoParity at the top as the number 93 takes win number four, and in the wet – going equal on points with Dovizioso. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his fourth win of the year in a high stakes duel at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, with the conditions torrential and the top three in the title fight lining up for the challenge on the front row. But as the spray cleared, it was Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) just ahead of the reigning Champion on track as the two dueled – and Marquez pounced on the last lap for another 25 point haul.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

Marquez’ retirement blows the Championship wide open

Number 93 forced out of the British GP

Marc Marquez’s (Repsol Honda Team) hopes for victory at Silverstone went up in smoke with seven laps to go, as the number 93 was forced out of the fight at the front with a mechanical issue.

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Aug 13

Unfinished business: Dovizioso vs Marquez to reign the Ring

NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich

Unfinished business Dovizioso vs Marquez to reign the RingSpielberg hosts an all-time classic as it’s a Ducati vs Honda head-to-head to the line. Some races immediately enter the history books as the flag falls. The 2017 Austrian GP proves one such example, as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged a showcase of the best of the sport, right down to the wire.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 12

Marquez shocks to top FP3 shootout and the march to Q2

Marquez, Zarco lead the way – with Rossi and Iannone moving up as Pedrosa heads for Q1

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) pulled out a surprise in FP3 at the Red Bull Ring, taking to the top of the timesheets by more than four tenths to head the direct entrants to Q2.

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Aug 10

#StatAttack: MotoGP™ gear up for the Red Bull Ring

Everything you need to know after Brno and ahead of the #AustrianGP

20160723_010Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has won the last two MotoGP™ races – his first back to back wins since he won in Aragon and Japan last year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Tactical masterstroke: Marquez blitzes flag-to-flag at Brno

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

Tactical masterstroke Marquez blitzes flag-to-flag at BrnoReigning Champion plays his hand to perfection as rivals face a mad dash back through the field. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) threw down the gauntlet to his Championship rivals in the Czech GP, with the race declared wet but the track quickly drying at the start – conditions made for a tactical masterstroke for those willing to gamble.

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Aug 05

Marquez duels Rossi to take pole at Brno

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

Marc Márquez starts from pole as he ups his aim to victory at BrnoRepsol Honda front row split by Rossi’s Movistar Yamaha as qualifying sets the scene for a scintillating Czech GP. Reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) will have the best seat in the house for the start of the second half of the season, taking a stunning pole position to just edge key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in qualifying for the Czech GP.

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Jun 12

Marquez blasts to the top in testing

MotoGP Official Test

Marquez blasts to the top in testingReigning World Champion leaves it late to sprint up the timesheets in the post-Catalan GP test held today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Lights, camera…MotoGP™!

Viñales, Marquez and Lorenzo get suited and booted for the Catalan GP at the legendary Liceu

Lights, camera…MotoGP™!One of the most beautiful cities in the world, one of its most famous streets – that’s the stage for the incredible Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Opera House nestled on La Rambla in the centre of Barcelona.

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Apr 23

Five by five: magic for Marquez and a crash for Viñales

Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas

First win of the season for number 93 as Viñales slides out – and the ‘Doctor’ takes the points lead. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) initially fought it out with teammate Dani Pedrosa for victory in the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, before being able to break clear in the latter laps of the race to take his stunning fifth win in a row in Austin – his 11th straight win on US soil in an incredible statistic.

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Apr 22

Painting Texas red: Marquez starts from a stunning pole

Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Painting Texas red Marquez starts from a stunning poleThe King of COTA pulls it out the hat to take another incredible P1. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a scorching pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another signature stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it back from key rival Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Viñales: “I’ve always been very strong in Austin”

Man of the moment ready to shoot for three in a row

When Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) crossed the line to win the Argentina GP, he also became the first Yamaha rider since Wayne Rainey in 1990 to win the first two races of the season – and joined key rival Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) as the only two riders to win the first two races of the year in the MotoGP™ era.

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Apr 09

He who dares, reigns: Marquez demolishes the field in Argentina

Reigning Champion back on top in a dramatic damp shootout at Termas de Rio Hondo

Marc Márquez (SPA) starts from pole for the 4th time in a row in TermasThey say you can’t keep a good man down, and after a more difficult Qatar GP, reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) bounced back in stunning style after the rain came down in Argentina – mastering the tricky damp and drying conditions to take his first pole position of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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