Tag Archive: Marc Marquez

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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Apr 07

Ahead of the game: Viñales and Marquez lead in Argentina

Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina

Ahead of the game Viñales and Marquez lead in ArgentinaKey rivals clear at the top – with some big names out the top ten on Friday. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) stole the headlines again on Day 1 of the Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina, taking to the top to take over from reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team). Marquez had a lowside crash in FP1, but escaped unscathed to duel it out at the top of an unexpected first day at Termas de Rio Hondo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

MotoGP: Viñales keeps his view from the top on opening day in Losail

Grand Prix of Qatar – Top gun in preseason shoots first as action opens at the #QatarGP

Maverick VIñales (SPA) refuses to step down from the top of the timesheetsAfter Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was quickest out the box, it was a familiar scene from preseason by the end of the first track action at Losail International Circuit – Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) on top and Repsol Honda Team’s reigning Champion Marc Marquez in second, 0.596 off P1.
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Mar 22

The countdown is over. Today is the day. Season starts now!

Pre-event Press Conference kicks off the #QatarGP

MotoGP - Crutchlow, Viñales, Rossi, Márquez, Lorenzo and Iannone all lined up in the first Official Press Conference of the seas“It’s been a long winter…” The first words of Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in the pre-event Press Conference in Qatar are surely echoed by the MotoGP™ grid and the whole paddock. After four tests beginning in November and wrapping up earlier in March, it’s finally time to race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Floodlights, camera, action: MotoGP™ fires up for 2017

The first GP weekend of the year heads into the desert of Qatar

Interesting facts ahead of 2016's Final Round in Qatar - Losail International Circuit2016 was a history maker of nine different winners, Independent Team glory and another incredible Championship win for Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez – despite what had seemed like an incredible hurdle to climb as preseason came to a close.

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Mar 13

Marquez: “Only Maverick is quicker than the rest”

The number 93 assesses Day 3 in Qatar

http://photos.motogp.com/2017/03/12/dsc_6940_0.big.jpgMarc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) crashed three times on the final day of preseason. Taking P10 on the timesheets on the third day of the #QatarTest with a 1:54.990, the Spaniard admits some mistakes in the session – but is confident in the rhythm.

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Feb 22

Marquez vs Viñales: the rivalry of the season?

The story gains traction as the two Spaniards seem to be heading for a showdown

The story of pre-season so far in the 2017 MotoGP™ season has been written by one hand – that of Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

The New York Times meets Marc Marquez

The NYT makes a trip to Cervera to meet MM93

The 2016 MotoGP World Champion, Marc Márquez The New York Times has run a feature on reigning MotoGP™ World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), with the Spaniard hosting the publication in his hometown of Cervera.

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Nov 13

Goodbye 2016: FIM Awards Ceremony closes the MotoGP™ season

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

The 2016 MotoGP World Champion, Marc Márquez The historic year comes to an end as the prize-giving gala closes out 2016.  After another three incredible races on Sunday at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, the FIM Awards ceremony finally brought the curtain down on a history-maker of a season – where Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was top billing as he received his MotoGP™ World Champion trophy after taking the title in October at the Twin Ring Motegi, alongside fellow top three finishers Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Marquez to take RC213V for a spin with the 1949 AJS Porcupine E90

Grand Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Sammy Miller and the AJS Porcupine will join Marc Marquez for a Tribute Lap The most recent winning bike in the premier class to join the first – from 1949 – in a lap of the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

High and dry: Marquez’ perfect pole gamble

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

MotoGP - Marc Márquez Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken pole position at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, as the new World Champion chose the perfect moment to head out in the changeable conditions on full slick tyres. Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) starts from P2 after graduating from Q1, with Pol Espargaro (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) completing the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

Never say never: Marquez takes the title in Motegi shocker

Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez has taken the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship at the home of Honda

MotoGP - Marc Marquez 2 One crash for Rossi then another for Lorenzo leaves MM93 to take a stunning win and premier class title number three. Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez has taken the 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship at the home of Honda – with the hand dealt by the Japanese venue seeing the cards fall perfectly for the Spaniard as Movistar Yamaha teammates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo crashed out of contention. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

Marc Marquez: the story of a champion (+photos)

Motul Grand Prix Of Japan

MotoGP - Marc Marquez 3 A third premier class crown in four years for the 2016 MotoGP™ World Champion. The end of 2015 saw Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) lose the title of World Champion for the first time since moving into the premier class of motorcycle racing, as the historic battle between Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took over at the top of the table and Marquez suffered his mistakes. Crashes, struggles and controversy marked the toughest year of Marquez’ premier class career – and 2016 saw the rider from Cervera stage an incredible comeback.

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Oct 15

Pole 64: Historic Rossi equals Marquez and Lorenzo’s qualifying records

9-time World Champion top as the number 93 falters – and a bruised ‘Spartan’ pulls out a fast one

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) will start from pole at the Twin Ring Motegi for the Japanese GP, as the Italian legend fought off Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in a close Q2 to take his 64th pole – and equal the number of pole positions held by both Marquez and Rossi’s teammate, reigning Champion Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

MotoGP: Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Gamble or hold, Marquez’ first match point in Motegi

Points leader faces his first chance at the title – and has another shot at taking his first win at the home of Honda

MotoGP Motul Grand Prix of Japan The Twin Ring Motegi has made a legend for itself since its construction in 1997. Built by Honda as a test facility, MotoGP™ touched down on the circuit for the first time at the turn of the millennium and the first part of what has now become a multi-chapter action adventure was written.

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Sep 25

Marquez reigns MotorLand as the shark bites back

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a stunning win at MotorLand Aragon to extend his championship lead ahead of the flyways, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dueling it out to complete the podium.

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Sep 23

Marquez lays down the marker in FP1

Championship leader heads the timesheets at the first twist of the throttle in Aragon

2016-09-04-0065 Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was quickest out the blocks at home venue MotorLand Aragon, with a 1:48.830 to top FP1 by almost two tenths from key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

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