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MotoGP: Honda's Marc Marquez wins German Grand Prix

Honda's Marc Marquez secured a first MotoGP victory since recovering from a career-threatening broken arm, with an emotional win at the German Grand Prix. The Spaniard, a six-time world champion, made his return this season after breaking his arm at the Spanish Grand Prix last July. It was his first...
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Marc Marquez: Germany MotoGP win "makes up for the suffering"

The Honda rider resisted pressure from KTM's Miguel Oliveira in Sunday's 30-lap Sachsenring race to claim his and Honda's first MotoGP victory in 581 days since the 2019 Valencia GP. It comes after Marquez was forced to sit out the 2020 season with a badly broken right arm, which required...
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German MotoGP: Marc Marquez tops FP1 from Quartararo

This weekend’s German GP marks MotoGP’s first visit to the country since 2019 after last year’s event had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ducati’s Jack Miller set the initial benchmark with a 1m23.367s as the Italian marque comes to a track it hasn’t won at since 2008 and hasn’t stood on the podium at since 2016.
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German MotoGP: Oliveira leads FP2 from Quartararo, Marc Marquez 12th

Barcelona race winner Oliveira set the early pace on the factory KTM at the start of FP2, the Portuguese rider’s benchmark a 1m21.823s. Marquez soon took over from Oliveira with a 1m21.687s, though this lap was set under yellow flag conditions when Avintia rookie Luca Marini crashed on the exit of the final corner.
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French MotoGP: Marc Marquez quickest in mostly wet FP3

Overnight rain left the Le Mans circuit soaked for the start of FP3, which meant already the qualifying groups for later this afternoon have been decided based on Friday’s times. Suzuki’s Alex Rins – who will face Q1 later – set the initial benchmark on wet tyres at 1m48.807s, though...

Marc Marquez And His Teammates Can't Stop Crashing

Marc Marquez crashed yet again during a race, and to top it off the Spanish champ proceeded to take still another tumble during a warmup run. The spills happened this past Saturday and Sunday at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez. That’s two crashes in just one weekend for Marquez,...

Is Pedro Acosta MotoGP’s next Marc Márquez?

At the moment the stupidest question you can ask any knowledgeable paddock person is this: “Is Pedro Acosta the next Marc Márquez?”. The only answer you will get is a roll of the eyes or an “Oh, come on, man…”. Or in Fabio Quartararo’s case, “Guys, Pedro is only 16!...
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Spanish MotoGP: Nakagami tops FP3 as Marc Marquez crashes

So fine were the margins in third practice at Jerez that just 0.098 seconds covered the top seven, while the gap covering those who made it directly into the second part of qualifying stood at 0.193s. Having spent Friday trying to diagnose his Portimao problems, Maverick Vinales set the early...
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Marc Marquez: Star Moto3 rookie Acosta will be in MotoGP “soon”

The 16-year-old has stunned the motorcycle racing world in the first three races of his world championship career, having finished second and won twice – with his maiden win at the Doha Grand Prix coming from pitlane. This has left the Ajo KTM rider 31 points clear in the championship...
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Marc Marquez has “no clear target” for Jerez MotoGP round

The six-time MotoGP world champion broke his right arm at Jerez last season, which ultimately forced him out of the entire 2020 campaign and meant he would not race again until the Portuguese GP two weeks ago. Marquez qualified sixth and finished as top Honda in seventh despite his 265-day...

What does Marc Marquez have to do to get back to his best?

Simple mathematics gives plenty of credit to the concept that Marc Marquez is in a position to recover lost ground on MotoGP's championship leaders, and that a title fight is possible before the end of the season. After finishing seventh in Portimao, Marquez will return to the scene of his...