Tag Archive: Marquez

Nov 16

The reigning Champion has won the award for the top premier class qualifier every season he has been in MotoGP  

Five BMW M Awards in a row for Marquez

Marquez receiving the BMW M Award as the fastest qualifier once againThe record holder continued his winning streak in the BMW M Award in 2017: Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) was the fastest qualifier in MotoGP™ once again this season, something that saw him clinch the coveted BMW M award for the fifth time in a row.

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Nov 15

The reigning Champion puts in the fastest lap of the test, with Pedrosa second quickest and Zarco fastest Yamaha on Day 2

Marquez, Pedrosa, Zarco: the three fastest in Valencia on Day 2

Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez followed up his sixth world title win on Sunday by going fastest in Valencia over the two days of testing, almost four tenths clear of teammate Dani Pedrosa – with a best of 1:30.033. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

“One race decides everything”: the #FinalShowdown is nigh

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Pre-Event Press Conference gets the Valencia GP in gear as Marquez and Dovizioso stand on the verge of glory.

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Oct 20

Close company: Aleix Espargaro heads Marquez & Dovizioso on Day 1

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

1st Independent Team RiderAprilia rider just tops the timesheets – with Marquez and Dovizioso within a tenth. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini) went quickest on Day 1 of the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, mastering Phillip Island in FP2 to head the timesheets ahead of reigning Champion and points leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) – but not by much. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Eye of the Storm: Marquez vs Dovizioso fires up the Island

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand PrixCloser than ever, the crusade for the crown arrives at one of the most breathtaking venues in the world: Phillip Island. In the aftermath of the duel of the decade at the Twin Ring Motegi between Championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and title rival Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) – which the Italian won – the dust must settle quickly in order to be kicked up once more as MotoGP™ heads for the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island. 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 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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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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Jul 02

Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring – and recovers the lead

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring - and recovers the leadReigning Champion takes eighth successive win at the Sachsenring, under pressure from a stunning rookie ride by home hero Folger. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

Marquez, Viñales and the technical challenge of COTA

Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Zarco, Márquez, Rossi, Viñales, Crutchlow, and BautistaPre-Event Press Conference gets the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas underway.

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Sep 23

Pedrosa on top as Repsol Honda plant their flag at MotorLand

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa Misano winner stakes his claim on home turf to top Friday’s timesheets from teammate Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

400th GP begins with Marquez leaping up the leaderboard to top

HJC Helmets Grand Prix České republiky

MotoGP - Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team Points leader performs stunning save before topping the timesheets in Brno on occasion of the 400th GP of the new era. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

#DutchGP: Tight championships and tighter final corners

A packed press conference saw the leading three discuss their battle plans while more 2017 news was revealed

MotoGP - Motul TT Assen - Tight championships and tighter final corners Just before the press conference, Carmelo Ezpeleta was joined by Lorenzo and Marquez to open the Tunnel of Fame in Assen, celebrating the premier class champions alongside a list of fast Dutch riders. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Lorenzo wins last lap thriller as Rossi retires in “Mugiallo”

Valentino Rossi may have been unable to score, but the fans in Mugello were treated to a do or die duel between Lorenzo and Marquez

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo For the first time since 2008, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) lined up for the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM in pole. The last time he started from pole in Mugello he won, having not returned to the top step of the podium since 2008. Over 100,000 people lined the hillside stands of Mugello to see if ‘The Doctor’ could win once more. But it wasn’t going to be easy with Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) right alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

MotoGP: In form Pedrosa takes control in Free Practice 1

Pedrosa, Lorenzo and Marquez topped the morning session, Pedrosa’s first time on top in 2016

In form Pedrosa takes control in Free Practice 1Clear skies welcomed the MotoGP™ World Championship to the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France for round five of the 2016 season. Winglets continued to be a focus for several teams, Ducati debuting yet another version while Honda and Suzuki continued to experiment with their ‘triple winglets’ after further assessment at the Jerez Test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

Marquez starts quickest in FP1

Marc Marquez went quickest in Friday morning’s Free Practice 1 ahead of Lorenzo and Pedrosa with Rossi in fifth.

Marquez starts quickest in FP1Repsol Honda’s Marquez put the Malaysian GP behind him by topping FP1 at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valencia. The Spaniard set a 1’31.250, just over a second off his own Pole Record from last season (1’30.237), in sunny and dry conditions (Track temp. 22˚C) at the Comunitat Valenciana – Ricardo Tormo circuit.

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Aug 13

Marquez needs Pedrosa more than ever

The thorny issue of team orders rears its head at the Indy GP, with many realising the pivotal role Pedrosa could play in the title race…

Marquez needs Pedrosa more than everWith nineteen years of experience reporting on MotoGP™ for Motorcycle News, MotoGP Commentator Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2015 season he joins the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

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