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140 HP
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55 HP
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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.
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MotoGP
1000cc 4 cylinder
16 Stroke
Up to 800cc 150 kg
801 - 1000cc - 160 kg

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600cc 4-stroke engine
16 Stroke
motorcycle + rider

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

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