Marc Márquez - Wikipedia
Marc Marquez won the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday to increase his Marquez won ahead of Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa (left) and. Daniel Pedrosa Ramal (born 29 September ) is a Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle racer. He grew up in Castellar del Vallès, a village near Sabadell. He is the youngest world champion in cc Grands Prix. Pedrosa is m (5 ft 2 in ) tall and weighs 51 kg ( lb). Marc Márquez y Dani Pedrosa con Fernando Alonso (cropped).jpg. Besides visiting the CBRRR production facilities, Marc and Dani greeted the Honda motorcycle sales and aftersales associates at two dealers: Astra Motor.
The first race of the season was held at Losail in Qatar. He took his 12th win of the season, matching Mick Doohan 's record of most premier class victories in a single season, from The incident was reviewed by Race Direction after the race, where Rossi was given three penalty points — enough to enforce a start from the back of the grid for the final race in Valencia. After these four good results, he slowed down with a fifth position at the Red Bull Ring in Austriafollowed by a third position in Brno and two fourth positions at Silverstone and Misano.
He said he thought it suits his riding style better  and proved it by winning the race. The 3 last races had been at Australia, Malaysia and Valencia. At the Australian Grand Prix he crashed out of the race while leading,  he then crashed while chasing the leading trio at the Malaysian Grand Prix in tricky wet conditions but remounted the bike and finished in 11th position adding 5 more points to his points tally.
He took his first win of the year in Texas, followed by 2nd place behind teammate Pedrosa at Jerez. He then suffered a second crash of the season in France, followed by a disappointing 6th-place finish at Mugello, struggling in both races with the Honda's lack of acceleration off the corners.
He finished second in Catalunya, despite suffering several crashes through practice and qualifying. He then recorded another podium finish in the Netherlands, beating Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow in a close battle at the end of the race.
However, from then onwards fortunes started to swing in Marquez's favor, taking his eighth consecutive victory at the Sachsenring in Germany, at the same time taking the lead of the championship. He then scored back-to-back victories in the Czech Republic, after outfoxing his rivals by pitting early for slick tires on a drying track. A week later in Austria he narrowly lost out to Dovizioso in a thrilling race.
He then suffered a rare engine failure at Silverstonewhile Dovizioso took another victory, leaving the pair tied on points. In Japan, he was again beaten in a last lap fight by Dovizioso, in a similar situation to Austria, but won a week later in Australia, in what many felt was one of the greatest races in recent years, while Dovizioso finished 13th after running off track.
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However, moments later Dovizioso crashed at turn eight, immediately handing Marquez his 6th world title, the youngest ever rider to achieve this feat. His current MotoGP victory total, 44, places him in the top five in wins all time and second for Honda in the premier class. This result clinched his 5th place in overall standings in his debut season, thus taking the title as Rookie of the Year, beating former cc rival Casey Stoner.
At the end of season three-day test of at Jerez, Pedrosa put his cc RCV at the top of the timesheets on qualifying tyres edging out Rossi, who had been fastest on the first two days, by 0. The machine had problems,  and Pedrosa was taken out of races by Olivier Jacque and by Randy de Punietbut he finished the season in second place behind Stoner and ahead of Rossi. He signed a 2-year contract with Repsol Honda for and Michelin 's performance in MotoGP deteriorated, resulting in Pedrosa switching to Bridgestone at the Indianapolis round.
He placed 11th in the first round, but recovered his fitness in the following rounds. He took this decision to please his fans who had asked him to return to the number he had always used. Pedrosa claimed his second victory of the season at the German Grand Prixafter taking advantage of an error by Lorenzo with nine laps left in the race.
He won his first race of the season at the German Grand Prixwinning at the Sachsenring for the third year in succession; Pedrosa and Stoner had been running one-two in the race, before Stoner crashed on the final lap. Following the summer break, Pedrosa scored his second victory of the season at Indianapoliswinning from pole position as well as setting a lap record during the race.
However, Pedrosa had to start the race from the back, due to a rules infraction relating to the start procedure. He finished the season as runner-up to Lorenzo with points, the highest amount of points ever gained without taking the title at the time. He won races in Spain France and Malaysia but missed the race in Germanydue to injury. Thereafter, he missed the races in TexasArgentina and Spain after electing to undergo surgery to alleviate issues with arm-pump.
Pedrosa claimed his first podium of the season at the Catalan Grand Prix finishing third behind the Yamahas of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossibefore he finished in eighth place at Assen.
He added a second win in Malaysia. Despite a difficult season, struggling with the Michelin tires  and with an RCV that he found difficult to ride,  he was able to score in every race he finished and to maintain his streak of winning at least one race in each of the eleven seasons that he has competed in the premier class.
Pedrosa began the season with a fifth-place finish in Qatarand placed in the top five in each of the first seven rounds apart from Texas where a crash with Ducati 's Andrea Dovizioso took both riders out of the race with third place podium finishes in Argentina and Catalunya. Pedrosa struggled with setup and the Michelin tires through the next several cold and rain-hit rounds. He returned to the top five in Great Britain and achieved his first and only win of the season with a strong performance at Misano.
A highside crash in free practice 2 at Motegi essentially ended Pedrosa's season, with a fractured right collarbone, right fibula,  and left foot  causing him to miss the three flyaway races while undergoing and recovering from the 14th major surgery of his career. Pedrosa finished sixth in the championship standings, his worst finish to a season since his rookie year in the premier class.