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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.
Marc Marquez - 5 world titles at just 23 years old
  Youngest ever
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez took his first-ever MotoGP win at Twin Ring Motegi on Honda's home asphalt, securing the 2016 MotoGP title. At 23-years old, Marquez is now the youngest ever rider to win three premier-class World Championship titles and five World Championships over all classes during a period of only nine years of World Championship racing. Marquez has now equaled Mick Doohan, Jorge Lorenzo and Toni Mang's tally of 5 World Titles in his career. 
Marc Marquez wins race and 2016 MotoGP title
  At Honda's Motegi Japan track
Repsol Honda Team's Marc Marquez has taken the 2016 MotoGP World Championship at the home of Honda -- as Movistar Yamaha teammates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo crashed out of contention. First was Rossi, into the gravel early -- before Lorenzo's ride was cut short; sliding out of P2 in the last few laps. Marquez, clear at the front, kept it on the road to take his third premier class title in four years, and his fifth victory of the year. 
Rossi nips Marquez for pole at Motegi
  Equals Marquez and Lorenzo with pole number 64
Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) will start from pole at the Twin Ring Motegi for the Japanese GP, as the Italian legend fought off Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in a close Q2 to take his 64th pole -- and equal the record number of pole positions held by both Marquez and Rossi's teammate Jorge Lorenzo.
Honda celebrates 50-years at the top of MotoGP
  RC181: the story of Honda’s first premier­class Grand Prix motorcycle
The 2016 MotoGP season marks a half-century since Honda first contested the premier class of World Championship motorcycle racing. During much of that time (Honda did not participate between 1968 and 1978) bike racing's most challenging category has been like a university to Honda engineers and riders, teaching them so much about all aspects of motorcycle design and development. The class of kings has also brought Honda a huge amount of success: 270 race wins and 38 500cc and MotoGP Riders World Championships and Constructors World Championships. [At the end of the 2015 season]
Marquez bites back at Aragon
  Lorenzo and Rossi complete podium
Marc Marquez returned to the top spot of the podium at a Spanish race for the first time since the 2014 finale in Valencia, taking a maiden victory at the Aragon GP. At just 23 years of age, Marquez brings his career tally to 54 wins, equaling Australian legend Mick Doohan. The only rider so far this year to win four races, Marc has extended his championship lead to 52 points over Valentino Rossi and 66 over Jorge Lorenzo, with four rounds to go.
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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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