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55 HP
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Masterful win for Marquez in Texas
  Undefeated in America

Taking his first win of this season today, Marc Marquez completed another perfect weekend at Circuit of the Americas, succeeding in Austin for the fifth-straight time after starting from pole position. Amazingly, Marc has won every Premier-class GP he has ever entered in the U.S., having also taken three MotoGP victories in Indianapolis and one in Laguna Seca; including his two Moto2 wins in the country, this is Marc’s 11th consecutive victory in the USA. T

Marquez's fifth consecutive pole at Austin
  The King of COTA pulls it out the hat to take another incredible P1
Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a signature last dash pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it back from key rival Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Vinales’ teammate Valentino Rossi was another on a late charge, shooting up into third to complete an incredible front row.

Marquez crashes out of lead handing win to Vinales
  Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina
MotoGP has a tendency to keep making history of late, and the Gran Premio Motul de la Republica Argentina was no different - as Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) became the first Yamaha rider since Wayne Rainey in 1990 to win the first two races of the year, taking a stunning win as drama hit the grid behind. Teammate Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) created another miracle in P2, with LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow completing the podium in style as top Independent Team rider. 
Marquez takes fourth consecutive pole in Argentina
  In very wet conditions
Marc Marquez achieved another milestone in his career today, taking his fourth consecutive Argentinian pole position (out of four visits to the Termas de Rio Hondo Circuit), his 38th in MotoGP, and the 66th of his career, setting a new record across all classes of the Championship, at only 24 years of age.
Vinales wins on debut with Yamaha
  Holds off Ducati rider Dovizioso

Maverick Vinales got his new career started on the right foot with his new Yamaha MotoGP team. Starting from pole, Vinales outdueled Andrea Dovizioso and teammate Valentino Rossi to win the first race of the 2017 MotoGP season in Qatar in sensational style. Vinales dropped to fifth early, but rode back into contention after the midpoint of the race and then kept the powerful Ducati at bay at the checkered flag.

Lorenzo holds off charging Marquez in season finale
  At Valencia
Jorge Lorenzo led from pole to win in his final race with Yamaha but he had to hold off a fast approaching Honda rider Marc Marquez who, after clearing a battle with Valentino Rossi and Iannone for second, closed on Lorenzo but it was too late and Lorenzo crossed the line slightly over 1-sec. ahead of the 2016 champion. Iannone fended off Rossi for third place, with Vinales completing the top five.
Lorenzo demolishes the record in Valencia
  Nips Marquez by 3/10ths
Six tenths have been taken off the record Best Lap at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valencia, as Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) decimated his previous laptime from 2015 as well as the majority of the field. Only Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was left with a gasp at knocking his great rival off pole, but the number 93 eventually crossed the line 3/10s back – the only other rider to get into the 1:29s, and the only other rider to get under the previous record.
Dovizioso storms Sepang in torrential conditions
  Marquez falls for 2nd week in row
Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took his second ever victory at the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, as he navigated the torrential conditions of Sepang to emerge as the ninth winner of 2016: an all-time first for the MotoGP World Championship to write another chapter in the ever-changing history books of the premier class. After dueling for the lead earlier in the race, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) came home P2, with teammate Jorge Lorenzo completing the podium.
Dovizioso storms to pole at wet Sepang
  Italian grabs his 2nd MotoGP pole for Ducati
On a wet but drying track Andrea Dovizioso rode a stunning lap on his Ducati to take pole position at Sepang International Circuit in MotoGP qualifying. Fellow Italian Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took P2 on his final lap, just edging out teammate Jorge Lorenzo. 2016 champion Marc Marquez will start 4th for Honda.
Crutchlow blitzes Phillip Island for win number 2
  Marquez crashes out while leading
Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) has taken a stunning second GP win at Phillip Island, as the Brit kept calm and kept his gap at the front ahead of P2 finisher Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), with Team Suzuki Ecstar’s Maverick Vinales completing the podium. Pole starter Marc Marquez suffered his first DNF of the season, crashing out of the Australian GP unhurt on lap 10. The Spaniard was leading the race ahead of fellow Honda rider Cal Crutchlow when he made an mistake.
Historic 65th pole for Marquez at Phillip Island
  Hayden an impressive seventh
Marc Marquez delivered another incredible performance in this afternoon’s qualifying session at Phillip Island, taking his 37th pole in MotoGP and the 65th in his career, which is also the new historical record, at just 23 years of age. It’s also Marc’s seventh pole of 2016. Marquez chose the perfect moment to head out in the changeable conditions on full slick tires. Cal Crutchlow starts from P2 after graduating from Q1, with Pol Espargaro completing the front row.
Face-to-face with 2016 MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez
  After Japanese GP victory
On Sunday, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez has secured his third MotoGP title with three rounds still remaining after storming to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix. Marc shared his thoughts with us before heading to Australia for round 16 of the World Championship.
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Specifications

MotoGP
1000cc 4 cylinder
16 Stroke
Up to 800cc 150 kg
801 - 1000cc - 160 kg

Moto2
600cc 4-stroke engine
16 Stroke
motorcycle + rider

Moto3
250cc 4-stroke
4 Stroke
one cylinder
motorcycle + rider 148 kg

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