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240 HP

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140 HP
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55 HP
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Marquez out-duels Dovizioso at Aragon
  As Lorenzo crashes
Honda's Marc Marquez out-dueled Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso to win the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix, while polesitter Jorge Lorenzo crashed at the start. Marquez and Dovizioso engaged in a race long duel with the Honda man finally coming out on top after a late move for his first win since the German Grand Prix in July. Andrea Iannone rounded out the podium in third for Suzuki.
Ducati power too much for Honda and Marquez
  Italian Bikes make too much HP for the Hondas to overcome
Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) will start Sunday’s Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon from P1 after sealing his third consecutive pole position of the season in style, snatching Saturday’s honors from teammate Andrea Dovizioso by 0.014 seconds as the Ducati duo overhaul Championship leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) in Q2.
Dovizioso uses Ducati power and beats Marquez to win
  As Lorenzo crashes in the 2nd Ducati
Using the HP advantage of the Ducatis to good cause, Italian Andrea Dovizioso scored a dominant third win of the MotoGP season at Misano ahead of Marc Marquez, as the 2nd Ducati of Jorge Lorenzo crashed out of second place. Dovizioso scored Ducati's third successive race win to the delight of the partisan Italian crowd. While Lorenzo and Marquez managed to close the gap in the latter stages until the former slid out at the Turn 8 left-hander on the penultimate lap, they were never able to really challenge Dovizioso.
Lorenzo takes pole with Ducati power
  Sets new lap record
Using Ducati's superior HP advantage, Jorge Lorenzo shattered his own previous Misano lap record to take pole position for MotoGP's San Marino Grand Prix. Lorenzo improved on his 2016 record on his first flying lap, beating Marquez's previous top time by 0.25s. Marquez suffered a dramatic crash at Turn 15 on his second run, then sprinted back to the garage and mounted his second bike with four minutes left of the session to run, but he could not improve.
Superior Ducati HP too much for Marquez to overcome
  Lorenzo powers to victory in Austria
Pure HP and not rider skill has determined the outcome of recent MotoGP races and Sunday's race at the Red Bull Ring was no different. On the next to last lap Marc Marquez passed leader Jorge Lorenzo in Turn 3 for the lead only to have the Ducati rider breeze past on the straight and the Honda rider just did not have the power to respond, eventually crossing the line 0.130s behind. Andrea Dovizioso finished 3rd 1.6s behind in another Ducati
Marquez nips Dovizioso for pole in Austria
  Honda rider beats three powerful Ducati’s
It was a breathless fight to the wire for pole position at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Osterreich, with the battle boiling down to a three-way scrap between Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) vs the Ducati Team riders of Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo.  Dovizioso came incredibly close – just 0.002 back – but the Italian will line up second, with Lorenzo completing that front row and just over a tenth off.
Dovi fights off Lorenzo and Marquez in Brno
  Ducati riders use HP advantage to finish 1-2
Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) has taken his second win of the season in incredible style in the Monster Energy Grand Prix Czech Republic as a three-way fight for the win raged between the 04, his Ducati teammate Jorge Lorenzo and reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team). By the flag it was a Lorenzo vs Marquez classic on the final lap to decide the podium positions, with Lorenzo taking second and Marquez, on his 100th MotoGP start, forced to settle for third – nevertheless marginally extending his Championship lead.
Dovi & Rossi beat Marquez to pole at Brno
  Ducati power hard to beat at Brno
An Italian 1-2 locks out the top as points leader Marc Marquez is forced to settle for the outside of the front row in his 100th premier class start. Andrea Dovizioso will be starting the Monster Energy Grand Prix of the Czech Republic from pole position - his first since 2016 - as he just edged out Valentino Rossi at the Automotodrom Brno, making it 1-2 for the veteran Italians.
Another win for Marquez at Sachsenring
  Rossi runs 2nd
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) stood on the top step of the podium again at the Pramac Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, but it wasn’t a straight forward victory for the Championship leader. In a race where tire choice was a major talking point, the number 93 opted for the soft rear compound, incredibly making it last the full 30 laps without a serious drop in performance.
Marquez takes pole by just 0.025 in Germany
  Ninth consecutive pole for the King of Sachsenring
Qualifying day of the German GP followed one of Marc Marquez’s classic patterns. The reigning World Champion dedicated the FP3 and FP4 sessions to finalizing his bike’s setup in order to understand the tire feedback and to test the limits to which he could push himself and his RC213V. With all the dots connected, Marc and his team proceeded to Q2 with a clear strategy in mind: three attempts--with a long slide and an unplanned (but also unsurprising, really) near-crash--to take his ninth consecutive pole at Sachsenring.
Marquez takes a mighty win at Assen
  One of the best MotoGP races ever
The 70th Dutch TT at Assen will probably long be recalled by bike fans around the world as one of the best MotoGP races in the series’ history; the eight protagonists for a podium finish in today’s 26-lap battle will definitely remember it that way. The fight began when the lights went off and only ended when the checkered flag established the top-3 riders who fought in the closest top-fifteen of all time.
Career pole number 75 for Marquez
  In Assen MotoGP qualifying
So close was today’s qualifying session in Assen that the riders on the front row ended up within just 0.059”, whilst the top-10 were split by less than 4 tenths of a second. Well aware of how tight things were going to be today, and will be tomorrow, Marc Marquez worked hard with his crew to prepare for both the race and for the time-attack, which earned him his 75th career pole and 47th pole in MotoGP (his first in MotoGP at Assen).
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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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