MotoGP review: Márquez hits rivals for six

MotoGP review: Márquez hits rivals for six

Marc Márquez claimed his fourth premier class title in five years, and the sixth championship of his career, as he added more dizzying statistics to his repertoire, having beaten unlikely challenger Andrea Dovizioso, as some thrived and others struggled. GPUpdate.net reviews the captivating 2017 MotoGP season. Read more…

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  1. Thursday 28 December 2017

  2. Video: Márquez and Pedrosa go undercover 12:08

    Video: Márquez and Pedrosa go undercover

    Repsol Honda riders Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa surprise a group of school children as they become 'maths teachers' for the day...

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  3. Sunday 10 December 2017

  4. MotoGP review: Márquez hits rivals for six 09:16

    MotoGP review: Márquez hits rivals for six

    Marc Márquez claimed his fourth premier class title in five years, and the sixth championship of his career, as he added more dizzying statistics to his…

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  5. Friday 8 December 2017

  6. Video: Márquez and Pedrosa off track 05:42

    Video: Márquez and Pedrosa off track

    Repsol Honda shows the fun side of Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa with this highlights reel of their off track adventures through 2017.

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  7. Wednesday 6 December 2017

  8. Video: Márquez, Pedrosa in laughing game 16:47

    Video: Márquez, Pedrosa in laughing game

    MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez and Repsol Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa take part in a laughing challenge with friends and colleagues.

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  9. Monday 4 December 2017

  10. Márquez, Pedrosa enjoy F3 runs at Motegi 08:40

    Márquez, Pedrosa enjoy F3 runs at Motegi

    Repsol Honda pair Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa revelled in their experience of Formula 3 machinery after sampling the car as part of Honda's Thanks Day at…

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  11. Wednesday 15 November 2017

  12. Márquez fastest as post-season test ends 16:01

    Márquez fastest as post-season test ends

    MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez topped the second and final day of the post-Valencian Grand Prix test, as riders continued their preparations for the 2018…

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  13. Monday 13 November 2017

  14. Video: Márquez on claiming a fourth title 16:18

    Video: Márquez on claiming a fourth title

    Repsol Honda rider Marc Márquez reflects after securing his fourth MotoGP title, and sixth championship overall, at the Valencian Grand Prix.

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  15. Márquez hails 'best save' en route to title 09:49

    Márquez hails 'best save' en route to title

    Marc Márquez hailed his "best save" of the season en route to securing a fourth MotoGP title, and sixth championship overall, at the Valencian Grand…

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  16. Sunday 12 November 2017

  17. Márquez claims title as Pedrosa wins finale 13:50

    Márquez claims title as Pedrosa wins finale

    Marc Márquez clinched his fourth MotoGP title, his sixth championship overall, taking third via a wild crash-saving monent, as sole rival Andrea Dovizioso fell…

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  18. Dovizioso vows to fight 'until the very end' 07:24

    Dovizioso vows to fight 'until the very end'

    Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso has vowed to fight "until the very end" in his quest for the MotoGP title, despite facing an uphill challenge at the Valencian Grand…

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  19. Saturday 11 November 2017

  20. Márquez claims Valencia pole, Dovizioso P9 14:00

    Márquez claims Valencia pole, Dovizioso P9

    Marc Márquez claimed pole position, his eighth of the year, for the title-deciding MotoGP race at Valencia, despite crashing during his second Q2…

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  21. Márquez sets pace in FP3, Dovizioso 16th 09:56

    Márquez sets pace in FP3, Dovizioso 16th

    Marc Márquez opened a comfortable buffer over his rivals during the third practice session for the title-deciding Valencian Grand Prix. Amid a late flurry…

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  22. Video: Repsol Honda, from race to road 05:36

    Video: Repsol Honda, from race to road

    As expert analysts in the RC213V go, Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa are pretty well equipped to give their opinion on Honda’s MotoGP machine...

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  23. Tuesday 7 November 2017

  24. Márquez to keep same approach for finale 12:55

    Márquez to keep same approach for finale

    Marc Márquez says he will keep "the same mentality and working method" for this weekend's MotoGP finale in Valencia, as he looks to secure a fourth…

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  25. Monday 30 October 2017

  26. Márquez opted against risks at Sepang 11:20

    Márquez opted against risks at Sepang

    Marc Márquez says he adopted a conservative approach with the title in mind at the Malaysian Grand Prix, once it was clear he could manage no better than…

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  27. Saturday 28 October 2017

  28. Márquez left to lament early Q2 crash 12:02

    Márquez left to lament early Q2 crash

    Marc Márquez rued a crash on his opening qualifying lap at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as he set only the seventh-best time during the 15-minute Q2…

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  29. Wednesday 25 October 2017

  30. How Márquez can clinch title at Sepang 09:02

    How Márquez can clinch title at Sepang

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez can clinch his fourth MotoGP title – and sixth World Championship in all classes – at this weekend's Malaysian Grand…

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  31. Tuesday 24 October 2017

  32. Video: Márquez and Pedrosa preview Sepang 13:15

    Video: Márquez and Pedrosa preview Sepang

    Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa look ahead to this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, in this preview video from Honda title sponsor Repsol.

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  33. Sunday 22 October 2017

  34. Márquez: Australian GP 'like a Moto3 race' 09:42

    Márquez: Australian GP 'like a Moto3 race'

    Marc Márquez labelled the Australian Grand Prix as "like a Moto3 race" after he prevailed in a thrilling scrap for victory at Phillip Island. Márquez, who…

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  35. Márquez triumphs in Australian GP thriller 06:44

    Márquez triumphs in Australian GP thriller

    Marc Márquez put himself on the brink of a fourth MotoGP title after prevailing in an epic Australian Grand Prix, which featured an eight-bike train for the…

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  36. Saturday 21 October 2017

  37. Márquez remains wary of Dovizioso recovery 12:24

    Márquez remains wary of Dovizioso recovery

    Marc Márquez insists he still has to be wary of title rival Andrea Dovizioso, despite the Ducati rider struggling for pace during Saturday's qualifying session…

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  38. Márquez storms to pole, Dovizioso 11th 06:03

    Márquez storms to pole, Dovizioso 11th

    Marc Márquez put in a stunning lap to claim pole position for the Australian Grand Prix, with title rival Andrea Dovizioso only 11th. Márquez laid down a…

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  39. Sunday 15 October 2017

  40. Dovizioso, Márquez laud Motegi win battle 09:26

    Dovizioso, Márquez laud Motegi win battle

    Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Márquez revelled in their race-long scrap at the Japanese Grand Prix, after the Ducati rider prevailed over his Repsol Honda title…

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  41. Dovizioso beats Márquez in Motegi thriller 06:52

    Dovizioso beats Márquez in Motegi thriller

    Andrea Dovizioso beat title rival Marc Márquez to victory in wet conditions at the Japanese Grand Prix after an enthralling race-long battle between the pair…

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  42. Saturday 14 October 2017

  43. Márquez: Slick gamble could aid race chances 14:46

    Márquez: Slick gamble could aid race chances

    Marc Márquez believes his abortive move to slick tyres in damp conditions during qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix could aid his race prospects, if…

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  44. Tuesday 10 October 2017

  45. Márquez: No let up despite points advantage 13:18

    Márquez: No let up despite points advantage

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez says he will give "100 per cent" at each of the remaining rounds in his quest to capture a fourth premier class…

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  46. Wednesday 27 September 2017

  47. 11:56

    Video: Márquez and Pedrosa drive a tractor

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  48. Sunday 24 September 2017

  49. Márquez was 'fighting against bike' in race 15:21

    Márquez was 'fighting against bike' in race

    Marc Márquez says he was "fighting against the bike" over the course of the Aragón Grand Prix after recording his fifth victory of the campaign. Márquez…

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  50. Márquez fights back for Aragón victory 13:46

    Márquez fights back for Aragón victory

    Marc Márquez extended his championship lead with his fifth victory of the season at the Aragón Grand Prix as he headed team-mate Dani Pedrosa for a Repsol…

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  51. Saturday 23 September 2017

  52. Márquez 'pushed too much' in pole pursuit 17:02

    Márquez 'pushed too much' in pole pursuit

    Repsol Honda rider Marc Márquez accepted that he "pushed too much" during the closing stages of qualifying for the Aragón Grand Prix as he crashed out of the…

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  53. Márquez heads FP3 as Rossi makes Q2 09:59

    Márquez heads FP3 as Rossi makes Q2

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez led the way as all six manufacturers had a representative inside the top 10 during the third practice session for the…

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  54. Monday 11 September 2017

  55. Márquez: Misano victory 'one of my best' 08:28

    Márquez: Misano victory 'one of my best'

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez says he took "many risks" during the San Marino Grand Prix as he labelled the victory as "one of the best races of my…

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  56. Sunday 10 September 2017

  57. Márquez beats Petrucci at wet Misano 13:57

    Márquez beats Petrucci at wet Misano

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez claimed his fourth victory of the season after overhauling long-time leader Danilo Petrucci on the final lap of a wet San…

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  58. Saturday 9 September 2017

  59. Márquez moves ahead in third practice 10:01

    Márquez moves ahead in third practice

    Repsol Honda's Marc Márquez returned to the top of the timesheets during the third practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix. Márquez clocked two…

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  60. Friday 8 September 2017

  61. Márquez heads crash-filled Misano FP1 09:50

    Márquez heads crash-filled Misano FP1

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez led the way during a crash-strewn opening practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano. Márquez clocked a…

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  62. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  63. Márquez eager to bounce back from DNF 12:26

    Márquez eager to bounce back from DNF

    Marc Márquez says he and Honda will aim to put a costly engine failure at the British Grand Prix "behind us" in San Marino this weekend. Honda rider…

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  64. Monday 28 August 2017

  65. Márquez staying positive after engine failure 11:01

    Márquez staying positive after engine failure

    Hondas's Marc Márquez has vowed to take the positives out of the British Grand Prix weekend, despite suffering an engine failure and losing the championship…

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  66. Saturday 26 August 2017

  67. Márquez surges to British Grand Prix pole 15:22

    Márquez surges to British Grand Prix pole

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez secured pole position for the British Grand Prix and became the first rider to set a time below two minutes at…

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  68. Sunday 13 August 2017

  69. Márquez was 'on the limit' in Austria fight 17:25

    Márquez was 'on the limit' in Austria fight

    Repsol Honda rider Marc Márquez says he was "on the limit" and "decided to go all-in" during his frenetic battle with Ducati rival Andrea Dovizioso at the…

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  70. Dovizioso was braced for Márquez lunge 14:51

    Dovizioso was braced for Márquez lunge

    Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso says he knew Repsol Honda rival Marc Márquez would attempt to wrestle away the lead at the final corner, after prevailing in a…

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  71. Saturday 12 August 2017

  72. Márquez controls qualifying for Austria pole 14:01

    Márquez controls qualifying for Austria pole

    Marc Márquez captured his third successive pole position, and fifth of the season, as he controlled proceedings during qualifying for the Austrian Grand…

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  73. Márquez blitzes rivals in third practice 09:54

    Márquez blitzes rivals in third practice

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez posted a rapid effort during the closing stages to lead the third practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix. As…

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  74. Thursday 10 August 2017

  75. Márquez, Rossi believe 20 races 'the limit' 09:46

    Márquez, Rossi believe 20 races 'the limit'

    MotoGP title contenders Marc Márquez and Valentino Rossi believe that a 20-race calendar is the "limit" for the series, with Finland and Thailand poised to…

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  76. Sunday 6 August 2017

  77. Márquez dedicates Brno result to Nieto 14:34

    Márquez dedicates Brno result to Nieto

    Marc Márquez dedicated his victory at the Czech Republic Grand Prix to the late Ángel Nieto, as Spanish riders filled the podium positions at Brno. Nieto…

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  78. Márquez masters bike change for Brno win 13:47

    Márquez masters bike change for Brno win

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez extended his title advantage after perfecting the timing of his bike change to win at a wet/dry Brno, while Dani Pedrosa…

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  79. Saturday 5 August 2017

  80. Márquez 'gave it all' for Czech GP pole 17:10

    Márquez 'gave it all' for Czech GP pole

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez says he "give it all" as he collected pole position for the Czech Grand Prix at Brno. Márquez almost lost control of…

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  81. Márquez on Brno pole as Rossi splits Hondas 13:58

    Márquez on Brno pole as Rossi splits Hondas

    Marc Márquez claimed his fourth pole position of the season at the Czech Republic Grand Prix, while Valentino Rossi split the Repsol Honda riders on the front…

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  82. Márquez leads Repsol Honda 1-2 in FP3 10:08

    Márquez leads Repsol Honda 1-2 in FP3

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez led a Repsol Honda 1-2 during the third practice session for the Czech Republic Grand Prix at Brno. Both Márquez and…

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  83. Sunday 2 July 2017

  84. Márquez dedicates Germany win to Hayden 15:48

    Márquez dedicates Germany win to Hayden

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez has dedicated his German Grand Prix victory to Nicky Hayden, who died in May, following a cycling accident. Márquez…

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  85. Márquez takes title lead with Germany win 13:44

    Márquez takes title lead with Germany win

    Marc Márquez captured the lead of the MotoGP title race for the first time this season as he triumphed for an eighth straight year at the German Grand Prix…

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  86. Saturday 1 July 2017

  87. Márquez bags eighth straight Germany pole 14:02

    Márquez bags eighth straight Germany pole

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez maintained his imperious German Grand Prix record as he claimed pole position in wet conditions at the…

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  88. Márquez leads Viñales in extended FP3 10:01

    Márquez leads Viñales in extended FP3

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez set the quickest time during an extended third practice session for the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. Following…

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  89. Thursday 29 June 2017

  90. Márquez out for eighth German GP win 15:51

    Márquez out for eighth German GP win

    Honda rider Marc Márquez is confident of returning to a "stronger" level at this weekend's German Grand Prix, an event he is looking to win for the eighth time…

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  91. Monday 12 June 2017

  92. Márquez happy after 'mentally tough' event 13:48

    Márquez happy after 'mentally tough' event

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez labelled himself "really happy" with second place at the Catalan Grand Prix, after admitting his confidence took a knock…

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  93. Saturday 10 June 2017

  94. Márquez leads Pedrosa amid Yamaha woe 09:50

    Márquez leads Pedrosa amid Yamaha woe

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez led a Repsol 1-2 during third practice for the Catalan Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, as neither…

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  95. Friday 9 June 2017

  96. Márquez finishes clear in second practice 14:04

    Márquez finishes clear in second practice

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez finished comfortably clear of the pack during the second practice session for the Catalan Grand Prix, with Maverick…

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  97. Márquez leads early Barcelona running 09:52

    Márquez leads early Barcelona running

    Repsol Honda rider Marc Márquez clocked the quickest time during the opening practice session for the Catalan Grand Prix at the Circuit de…

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  98. Thursday 8 June 2017

  99. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Honda's hot air balloon

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  100. Tuesday 6 June 2017

  101. Márquez: Honda must be more consistent 12:27

    Márquez: Honda must be more consistent

    Marc Márquez says Honda needs to show better consistency at upcoming events, after a mixed start to the season which has left the works riders 37 points off…

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  102. Monday 5 June 2017

  103. Márquez rues tyre limitations at Mugello 15:06

    Márquez rues tyre limitations at Mugello

    Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez says tyre limitations were to blame for his low-key sixth place at the Italian Grand Prix, amid struggles all weekend for…

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