Tag Archive: Repsol Honda Team

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 22

Pedrosa conquers mixed conditions for P1 at Aragon

Number 26 the only man under the two minute barrier after a rain-affected and damp day

Dani Pedrosa was the only rider to go below the 2 minute mark todayDani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) is the man with a target on his back after Day 1 at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, as the 2012 winner at the track went fastest in FP2 to top the combined timesheets on – the only man under the two minute barrier after weather affected track time for the premier class. 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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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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May 08

Jerez MotoGP™ Official Test: Viñales and Marquez split by only 0.002

First in-season test for MotoGP™ concludes in southern Spain

Back on track Jerez hosts another day of actionAfter Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took his first win of the year on Sunday, bikes were back out on track the following day for the Jerez Test – the first post-race test of the year. The tyre allocation for the test was the same as available throughout the weekend, plus an extra front option with a stiffer construction, in a medium and hard compound – a key component for the grid to evaluate. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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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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