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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).
Lorenzo over Marquez in Barcelona
  MotoGP
Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo scored his second consecutive MotoGP win for Ducati, converting pole position at Barcelona into a dominant triumph after an early battle with Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) while Valentino Rossi followed in third for Yamaha. Lorenzo led every lap of the attrition filled race. The three-time world champion is now level on points with teammate Andrea Dovizioso, who crashed out, and is 49 behind points leader Marquez.
Lorenzo nips Marquez to end MotoGP pole drought
  0.066s margin
Jorge Lorenzo has won pole position for the Catalan Grand Prix at Barcelona, his first since switching to Ducati. Lorenzo ended a dry spell with victory at the preceding event in Italy, his first with Ducati. Reigning World Champion and current points leader Marc Marquez had looked poised for pole but came up just short.
Lorenzo gets his first win on a Ducati in Italy
  As Marquez goes down giving chase
Jorge Lorenzo cruised to his maiden Ducati victory in a dramatic MotoGP Italian Grand Prix, as Marc Marquez finished a lowly 16th after an early fall. Lorenzo led a 1-2 for the Ducati Team at Mugello, uncatchable and untouchable to cross the line over six seconds clear for his first victory since Valencia 2016 - and his seventh Italian GP win.
Italian Rossi takes home pole in Italy
  MotoGP at Mugello
Frenetic, electric, high-octane, tense and down to the absolute wire: that was qualifying for the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley. And as the yellow haze clears, it’s Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) who’ll be starting from pole, the ‘Doctor’ putting in an electric 1:46.203 to take to the top and master the stunning Autodromo del Mugello once again. Sometimes, there really is no place like home.
Marc Marquez wins 2018 Grand Prix de France
  Ties Casey Stoner for wins
Marc Marquez reeled off his third win on the bounce in the French MotoGP on Sunday as home favorite and pole sitter Johann Zarco crashed out. Marquez took his 38th win in the top category unchallenged from Danilo Petrucci (Ducati Pramac) with Italian veteran Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) in third. He now is tied with Casey Stoner for most all-time wins, and one ahead of Mike Hailwood
Marquez takes a momentous win at Jerez
  Comes from 5th on grid to win
A masterful race performance by Marc Marquez at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto earned him and the Repsol Honda Team a second consecutive win and the leadership in both the Rider and Constructor Classifications. This was the 63rd win of his career and his 37th in MotoGP (equaling Mike Hailwood’s mark in the Premier class), and a great success at a track where he has always struggled.
Crutchlow takes pole in Jerez
  Nips Dani Pedrosa
Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) smashed the previous pole lap record at the newly-resurfaced Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto, taking pole position for the first time since the 2016 British GP at Silverstone in some style as he topped the session and then went even faster.
Marquez schools the crybabies in Austin
  MotoGP at Circuit of Americas
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took the crybabies to school in Austin Sunday taking the win easily while Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) took the Championship lead as Texas shook up the standings. After the crybabies got pole sitter Marquez penalized for blocking in qualifying, Marquez made them pay on Sunday by teaching them a riding lesson.
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1000cc 4 cylinder
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Up to 800cc 150 kg
801 - 1000cc - 160 kg

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600cc 4-stroke engine
16 Stroke
motorcycle + rider

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

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