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Marquez beats Quartararo for 12th win of 2019
  Again spanks the Yamaha rookie to give Honda triple crown
The Repsol Honda Team are 2019 triple crown Champions after Marc Marquez claimed victory number 12 of the season at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, with Jorge Lorenzo scoring points in his final MotoGP ride to help Honda win the Teams Championship. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) and Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) complete the final podium of the season.
Quartararo nips Marquez for pole in Valencia
  But can he win on Sunday?
Fabio Quartararo scored his sixth MotoGP pole position of the season after edging world champion Marc Marquez, in qualifying for the 2019 Valencia finale. The Petronas Yamaha SRT rider underlined his one lap pace by becoming the only rider to dip inside the 1:29s bracket to claim pole and his 13th front row start this year with a benchmark 1:29.978s at the checkered flag. Marquez was just 0.032s back. It was that close!
Vinales wins Malaysian MotoGP
  Ahead of charging Marquez
Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales staved off MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez’s spectacular charge to win the Malaysian Grand Prix for his second win of the 2019 season at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. A week after crashing out in the final lap at Phillip Island to allow Marquez win the season’s penultimate race in Australia, Vinales built an early lead and raced clear of his fellow Spaniard, who finished second after starting 11th following a crash in Q2 qualifying. Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso finished third, denying Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi a podium place.
Quartararo storms to Malaysia pole
  as Marquez crashes
Rookie Fabio Quartararo took a stunning pole position in a hectic Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying that saw newly crowned MotoGP champion Marc Marquez crash heavily. The Petronas Yamaha SRT rider put up a record lap to take pole with a 1:58.303s time while fellow Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales was 2nd.  Franco Morbidelli made it a Yamaha front-row lock-out with third on the second SRT bike. Jack Miller will start from fourth, joined on the second row by Q1 pacesetter Cal Crutchlow and Valentino Rossi.
Marquez passes Doohan with 55th MotoGP win
  A hard-fought victory at the Australian Grand Prix
A hard-fought victory at the Australian Grand Prix cemented yet another record for eight-time World Champion Marc Marquez as he becomes Honda’s most successful rider in history. During Honda’s home race at the Japanese Grand Prix, Marc Marquez joined mighty Mick Doohan and former teammate Dani Pedrosa as one of just three riders to win 54 Grand Prix races on Honda machinery. 
Vinales dominates postponed Phillips Island qualifying
  MotoGP
Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) was simply untouchable in MotoGP Q2 at the Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. A stunning 1:28.492 saw Vinales claim pole position by 0.551 from the beaten-up Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT), with 2019 Champion Marc Marquez completing the front row on his Repsol Honda Team machine.
Marquez leads all the way at Motegi
  Holds off Quartararo and Dovizioso
Marc Marquez led every lap to win his 10th MotoGP win of the season ahead of Yamaha rookie Fabio Quartararo at the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi. In taking the win Marquez secured Honda the manufacturers' world championship. From third on the grid, Quartararo passed Petronas SRT Yamaha teammate Franco Morbidelli off the line to grab second, and then made a daring move on Marquez at the Turn 7 left-hander to take the lead. But Marquez was back past just three corners later and led the rest of the way.
Marquez bags 90th pole, Motegi first
  2019 Champion beats Morbidelli and Quartararo
2019 World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) got the business done in Q2 at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan, setting a 1:45.763 to claim his first-ever MotoGP pole position at Honda's home track - Motegi. Behind the Spaniard is Petronas Yamaha SRT duo Franco Morbidelli and Fabio Quartararo, 0.181 splitting the leading trio.
Marc Marquez: "It has been an almost perfect year"
  MotoGP Champions looks back on another title year
After winning his eighth World Championship, Marc Marquez reviews an almost perfect season which saw him take the MotoGP crown for the fourth consecutive year. Sinking the #8ball on his first attempt, Marc Marquez won his sixth premier class title after a thrilling win at the last corner of the Thai GP. Fresh from his return to Europe, Marc Marquez sat down to discuss the 2019 season at the Campus Repsol in Madrid, Spain.
Marc Marquez crowned 2019 MotoGP World Champion
  His 8th World Title
With a glorious victory at the Thai Grand Prix, Marc Marquez claims his sixth MotoGP World Championship title, the eighth of his 12-year World Championship career. In one of his most consistent seasons to date, Marquez sealed the 2019 MotoGP World Championship with 325 points and four races still remaining. The combination of the Repsol Honda Team RC213V and Marc Marquez have taken nine wins, 14 podiums and nine pole positions – missing out on the top two steps of the podium just once this season.
MotoGP: Marquez prevails in epic Quartararo fight
  Clinches his 6th MotoGP title in Thailand
The PTT Thailand Grand Prix won best Grand Prix of the year last year and once again, it was a fierce battle out front at the Chang International Circuit. In yet another head-to-head scrap, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took on Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) in a thrilling climax, leaving it to the last lap to take victory in a final corner showdown. Marquez reigned supreme to take a second consecutive victory in Buriram to become the 2019 MotoGP World Champion, a sixth time in the premier class.
Quartararo takes pole as he and Marquez crash
  MotoGP in Thailand
The PTT Thailand Grand Prix MotoGP qualifying session burst into life, as the first four rows on the grid were there for the taking. The Chang International Circuit had been subject to a deluge of rain earlier on in the afternoon, but the sun was shining brightly for an electric afternoon session of MotoGP qualifying. After a titanic duel, it was Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) who got the better of Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) and Champion-elect, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team).
Marquez dominates to win at Aragon again
  2019 title now almost assured
On his 200th GP start, Marc Marquez decimated his competitors to claim victory at the Gran Premio Michelin de Aragon. arquez completed a perfect home weekend with a faultless 23-lap race where the World Championship leader delivered on his early weekend domination. A lightning start saw the number 93 beat Fabio Quartararo Ned Maverick Vinales into Turn 1, with Miller getting a good launch from P4 on the grid to take P3, and from there Marquez was never headed.
Marquez takes pole by 0.391s at Aragon
  Rookie Fabio Quartararo 2nd again
Repsol Honda Team ace Marc Marquez showed no signs of letting up his Gran Premio Michelin de Aragon stranglehold after taking pole position on Saturday afternoon - his 9th pole of the year. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) claimed P2, 0.327 off Marquez, with Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) closing out the front row.
Marquez denies Quartararo first win on final lap
  MotoGP at Misano
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was the victor in a GP Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini stunner as the nine-time World Champion went head-to-head with Petronas Yamaha SRT’s Fabio Quartararo, with the battle for the win going down to the last lap. Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) completed the podium, 1.6 back from Marquez.
Vinales races to pole at Misano
  Yamahas dominate up front
Maverick Vinales continued his phenomenal weekend at the GP Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini to take pole position for Sunday’s race. The Spaniard will head countryman Pol Espargaro as Red Bull KTM Factory Racing earn their first dry-race front row start, with Fabio Quartararo  completing the front row.
Rins nips Marquez at the line at Silverstone
  Marquez build insurmountable point lead
Alex Rins timed his last corner attack to perfection and stole the win from Marc Marquez at the British MotoGP.  For all the last 200 yards Marquez kept his Suzuki rival at bay for the entire 20-lap race with Rins struggling to find a way past the Repsol Honda rider. Rins made his charge for glory starting on the outside of the final corner to get the drive to the finish line charging up the inside.
Marquez storms to pole at Silverstone
  Sets new lap record
Points leader and defending MotoGP champion Marc Marquez stormed to pole position for the MotoGP British Grand Prix at Silverstone, beating Valentino Rossi by over 4/10ths of a second. Marquez turned a lap at 1m58.168s on his Honda, 0.428 seconds faster than Rossi's Yamaha. Jack Miller went third on his Pramac Ducati, with Fabio Quartararo in fourth.
Dovizioso stuns Marquez on final corner
  Best MotoGP race of year
Andrea Dovizioso produced a stunning last-corner overtake to beat Marc Marquez and maintain Ducati’s perfect winning record at the Austrian MotoGP as the two riders were again the class of the field at the Red Bull Ring. The pair swapped the lead repeatedly over the closing laps and Marquez looked set to finally break Ducati's Red Bull Ring dominance, only for the Italian to launch a perfect block-pass at the very final corner to notch the win again.
Marquez dominates to take pole in Austria
  At the Red Bull Ring
Marc Marquez has won the pole for the Austrian GP at the Red Bull Ring and in doing so has broken the all-time MotoGP pole position record with his 59th pole, surpassing Mick Doohan’s record which he equaled last race out at Brno. How good is Marquez? Well the sister Repsol Honda bike ridden by Stefan Bradl was dead last, after the German rider suffered a technical issue midway through Q1, at least that was the excuse.
Marquez eases to win over Dovizioso at Brno
  50th Career win for Marquez
Repsol Honda ace Marc Marquez beat his nearest title rival Andrea Dovizioso to take his sixth MotoGP victory of the season in a delayed Czech Grand Prix at Brno. At the halfway point, Marquez was only 0.4 seconds clear of Dovizioso, but over the following laps he upped the pace significantly, stretching a gap of over three seconds. The Spaniard finally crossed the line with 2.452s in hand over Dovizioso.
Marquez makes competitors look like Chimpanzees
  Wins Brno pole by massive 2.5 secs.
In an absolutely sensational Q2 session at the Monster Energy Grand Prix Ceske republiky, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) made his competitors look like Chimpanzees while equaling Mick Doohan’s premier class pole position record of 58 after a slick tire gamble somehow paid off. Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) and Q1 graduate Johann Zarco (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) complete the front row.
Marquez wins 10th straight at Sachsenring
  10 straight poles and wins
Honda ace Marc Marquez has won the 2019 German Grand Prix, taking his seventh consecutive MotoGP win (plus his Moto2 and Moto3 wins) from pole at the Sachsenring making it 10-straight overall. Maverick Vinales was 4.5 seconds off at the end for Yamaha, but only because Marquez was coasting to the line with his arms crossed and riding with no hands. Cal Crutchlow took third place.
Marquez wins 10th consecutive Sachsenring pole
  Sets MotoGP record
Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez took a 10th consecutive pole position at the Sachsenring and beat his own lap record set last year. Marquez held off a Q2 challenge from Fabio Quartararo, by 0.205 at the checkered flag as Maverick Vinales completed the from row at the HJC Helmets Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.
Vinales beats Marquez for first win of 2019
  Marquez extends championship lead after incredible Assen battle
Maverick Vinales earned his and Yamaha’s first win of the season after a magnificent ride on Sunday afternoon at the Motul TT Assen, the Spaniard beats second place Marc Marquez and polesitter Fabio Quartararo after the trio treated us to a fantastic scrap in the Netherlands.
Quartararo wins 2nd MotoGP pole in row
  Assen Grand Prix
Rookie sensation Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) became the youngest ever MotoGP back-to-back polesitter after storming to a sensational P1 in Q2 at the Motul TT Assen, the Frenchman setting a 1:32.017 – a new all-time lap record – to beat Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) by 0.140, with Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) completing the front row. Championship leader almost fell on his fast lap and had to settle for only a 4th place starting position.
Marquez capitalizes to win dramatic Catalan GP
  Teammate wipes out his competition
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has extended his Championship lead to 37 points after cruising to victory number four of the season in a controversial Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya that saw his teammate Jorge Lorenzo, main Championship rival Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) and Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP duo Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi all crash out on Lap 2 at Turn 10
Quartararo pips Marquez for pole in Barcelona
  All four YZR-M1s are inside the top five in Catalan GP qualifying
Just 11 days after undergoing arm pump surgery in Barcelona, rookie sensation Fabio Quartararo has taken his second premier class pole position after beating Championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) to Q2 P1 by 0.015 at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, with Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Vinales completing the front row of the grid.
Petrucci takes MotoGP victory in thrilling Italian GP
  Nips Marc Marquez with superior HP in Ducati
It was a classic encounter at the wonderful Mugello circuit for the Gran Premio D’Italia Oakley, as Mission Winnow Ducati's Danilo Petrucci overcame last lap madness, a Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) onslaught and home pressure to take his first win in MotoGP In his eighth season of GP racing, the Italian, who has come agonizingly close on many occasions, beat Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) in an incredible last lap battle.
Marquez defeats Quartararo for Mugello MotoGP pole
  Sets new track record
Marc Marquez took his fourth pole position of the 2019 MotoGP season, beating rookie Fabio Quartararo by 0.214s for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello. Reigning champion Marquez established a new lap record at Mugello with his best time of 1m45.519s on his Honda, eclipsing the 1m45.733s set by Quartararo on the Petronas SRT Yamaha.
Marquez defeats 3 Ducatis at LeMans
  Beats Dovi by 2-secs
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) cruised to victory at the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France to claim Honda’s 300th premier class victory, the Championship leader beating Ducati Team duo Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci as the Italians take a double Desmosedici podium in France.
Unstoppable Marquez back on pole in France
  Beats three Ducatis
Even a crash during Q2 couldn’t stop Marc Marquez from claiming his third pole position from five MotoGP races. Wet and cold conditions, the track just 14°C and a brisk air temperature of 12°C, provided a gloomy welcome to the Le Mans circuit for Saturday’s running. Conditions remained equally treacherous in FP4, Marquez suffering a harmless fall at Turn 9 early in the session. The reigning World Champion went on to set the fastest time of the session, completely unfazed by the off.
Marquez wins at Jerez, takes point lead
  Holds off Rins and Vinales
After falling in Austin while leading, Marc Marquez recovered and held off Alex Rins to win the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix and take a slender one-point lead in the world championship standings over race runner-up Rins. With three laps to go it became a two-horse race for third but Maverick Vinales held off the two Ducatis to take the final podium spot.
Jerez: Quartararo takes shock pole
  Yamaha 1-2, Marquez 3rd
Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT) becomes the youngest ever MotoGP pole sitter at 20 years, 14 days after setting a new Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto lap record in qualifying, a 1:36.880 seeing the Frenchman beat teammate Franco Morbidelli by 0.082 as the new Petronas Yamaha SRT outfit lockout the front of the grid. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) had to settle for third after losing out by a slender 0.090 to Quartararo.
Rins pips Rossi to reign supreme at COTA
  As COTA King Marquez crashes out
Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) secured Suzuki’s first MotoGP win since the 2016 British GP after edging out Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) to an extraordinary win at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, which saw King of COTA Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) crash out of the lead.
Texas storms no problem for pole setter Marc Marquez
  Continues his mastery of COTA
Marc Marquez charged to his seventh consecutive pole in Texas. Torrential morning rain and threats of severe lightning storms in Austin, Texas led to the cancellation of all Free Practice 3 sessions at the Circuit of the Americas. Fortunately conditions improved and the MotoGP riders were able to join the MotoGP field for Free Practice 4 as scheduled. Later in the dry Marc Marquez continued his perfect run of form on Texan soil to secure a seventh straight pole position. His lap of 2’03.787 put Marquez over a quarter of a second clear of second placed Rossi.
Dominant Marquez takes first win of 2019
  Rossi 2nd
Overnight rain in Termas de Rio Hondo didn’t deter Marc Marquez who again finished on top. Forecasts were all proven wrong as the 25-lap Argentina Grand Prix ran without even a single drop of rain and instead the grid was met with ever-climbing track temperatures. A lightning start saw Marc Marquez convert his pole position into a one second lead after just a single lap, the reigning champion never once looking back., crossing the line 9.816 seconds ahead of second placed Valentino Rossi.
Marquez storms to fifth Argentina GP pole
  Beats Vinales and Dovi
A flying Marc Marquez proved unstoppable in Argentina as he powered to pole - the reigning World Champion topping second place Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) by 0.154 and Championship leader Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) by 0.164.  Valentino Rossi will launch from P4, ten places higher than where he started in Qatar, with last season’s pole man Miller completing a top five covered by just 0.244.
Dovi beats Marquez in near photo finish
  Five riders battle for the win in Qatar
Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) took an incredible victory at the VisitQatar Grand Prix after an epic desert duel between five riders in the latter stages ends with the Italian beating Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) by 0.023, with Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) beating Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) to P3 - the top five split by just 0.6 seconds. 
Vinales denies Dovi to take pole in Qatar
  Marquez takes 3rd despite crash
Maverick Vinales won the Qatar Grand Prix pole with a new Losail MotoGP lap record. Vinales cemented pole with a 1:53.546s and never really came under some threat from Andrea Dovizioso who was 2nd quick as the Ducati rider missed out on pole by 0.198s and will line up second ahead of Marc Marquez, who drafted the sister works Ducati of Danilo Petrucci on his last lap to leap up to third. 
Q&A with new Honda rider Jorge Lorenzo
  talks joining the Repsol Honda Team
11 years in MotoGP, winner of five World Championships, 282 races, 31 years old. Jorge Lorenzo starts a new challenge in 2019 when he joins the Repsol Honda Team. Just over two months before the season gets underway in Qatar, the Spanish rider gives his first interview to analyze his initial impressions of the Honda RC213V, talk about what it means to be part of his new team and outline his ambitions for the year.
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