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Pedrosa wins race, Marquez title in Valencia
  Repsol Honda team cleans house

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth world title and fourth MotoGP World Championship despite a huge front end moment into Turn 1 and a run off track, coming home third in the race to defend his MotoGP crown in Valencia.  At the front, the race was a duel to the line between Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa and Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Johann Zarco - with the race decided in favor of the Spaniard on the final lap as Pedrosa pounced and defended to perfection for his second victory of the year.

Marquez wins 2017 MotoGP World Championship
  Clinches with third place at Valencia

Repsol Honda’s  Marc Marquez is the 2017 MotoGP World Champion after taking the third place in today’s Grand Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana. At 24-years old, Marquez is now the youngest ever rider to win four premier-class World Championship titles and six World Championships over all classes, during a period of only ten years of World Championship racing. Marquez has now equaled Jim Redman and Geoff Duke’s tally of 6 World Titles in his career.

Marquez draws first blood at Valencia
  Title on the line Sunday

Marc Marquez today extended his career pole count to 73 (45 in MotoGP), with his eighth pole of the season in Valencia. Together, with the three claimed by teammate Dani Pedrosa, this brings the Repsol Honda Team’s tally to 11 pole positions in 2017. After showing quick race pace and taking P1 in both FP3 and FP4 sessions, Marquez was the only rider able to dip under the 1’30 barrier in qualifying, setting a 1’29.897 that proved unbeatable by his opponents, even if the Spaniard suffered a crash in turn 4 during his second run, which prevented him from further improving on that time.

Honda secures MotoGP Constructor Title in Malaysia
  Rider Title to be decided in Valencia
In typical Malaysian fashion, the sun that had shone until half an hour before the start of the MotoGP race was replaced by a sudden heavy thunderstorm that did not last long but left the track completely soaked. Marc Marquez, on a rain front Michelin tire and a medium rear, got away brilliantly from the third row and completed the first lap in third place. He was passed by Andrea Dovizioso on the fifth lap, and when he realized that he could not match the pace of the three frontrunners, he settled for fourth place which, combined with the achievements of Dani Pedrosa and Cal Crutchlow this season, earned Honda the 2017 MotoGP Constructor title. It was the manufacturer’s 23rd such crown in history, and the sixth out of the last seven seasons.
MotoGP: Dovizioso wins to take the fight to final race
  Italian slices through the rain to take back-to-back wins at Sepang

It was a must win for Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso at Sepang Sunday, and the Italian kept calm under intense pressure to secure his sixth win of the season – and take the Championship fight down to the final race. Slicing through the rain to catch and pass teammate Jorge Lorenzo, Dovizioso was seven tenths clear of the Majorcan at the flag in a 1-2 for Ducati - while points leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) crossed the line in fourth - not taking too many chances in the race to ensure his title chances.

Pedrosa takes impressive pole position at Sepang
  Beats Zarco and Dovizioso in tight battle

Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa took a fantastic pole position for tomorrow’s Malaysian GP--his third this year, his 31st in MotoGP, and the 49th in his career. After struggling in the wet on Friday, Pedrosa was able to consistently improve his pace in today’s sunny and hot conditions, setting the third fastest lap time in FP3 and the fifth quickest in FP4 before besting Johann Zarco and Andrea Dovizioso by 0.017s and 0.024s, respectively, in the last minute of an incredibly hard-fought qualifying session.

Marquez takes a momentous victory at Phillip Island
  Marquez extends his lead while Rossi wins three-way battle for 2nd

Today Marc Marquez put on a stellar performance to secure a crucial victory at the Australian Grand Prix, the 61st win of his career, his 35th in MotoGP, and his sixth this year. The performance extended his Championship lead to 269 points, 33 ahead Andrea Dovizioso, who remains his only rival for the Title. Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took his sixth win of the year in a scintillating Phillip Island showdown, breaking away from an eight-rider fight for the win in the latter stages to take to the top step.

Marquez takes 4th consecutive Phillip Island pole
  In varying conditions
In varying weather conditions, Marc Marquez displayed a great pace on the second day of the Australian Grand Prix, topping the wet FP3 and the dry FP4 before taking a superb pole position to extend his record of poles to 72 in career, 44 in MotoGP, with seven this season and four in a row at Phillip Island. The reigning Champion took back the honor on his final lap after being threatened at the top by Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Motegi polesitter Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3), who will join the reigning Champion on the front row.
Dovizioso outduels Marquez in the rain
  At Motegi

In pouring rain at the Twin Ring Motegi, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) staged one of the greatest MotoGP duels of all time, putting everything on the line down to the final lap and the final corner. And despite the best efforts of the reigning Champion, it was Andrea Dovizioso who emerged victorious from 'Victory' corner in Japan – taking his fifth win of the season, the seventh of his career, and one of the most spectacular in history.

Zarco takes pole on drying Motegi track
  But Marquez in third is the race favorite

France’s Johann Zarco took a shock pole in Japan, stunning the field to clinch top spot at the last minute. Zarco starts ahead of Italy’s Danilo Petrucci with reigning champion Marc Marquez completing the front row. After displaying a strong pace in every session at the Japanese Grand Prix, Repsol Honda’s Marquez set the third fastest time of the day at the end of a thrilling qualifying session on a drying Motegi track.

Marquez comes back from Saturday crash to win Aragon
  Win No. Five. Teammate 2nd

Marc 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 Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) finished off the podium.

Vinales takes pole at Aragon
  Because Marquez crashed

Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales took pole position for the Aragon Grand Prix MotoGP race after Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez crashed. But the real surprise was Valentino Rossi who will start third after breaking his leg in two places recently in a test accident. Jorge Lorenzo will start second for Ducati

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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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