Marc Marquez scores important podium in Catalunya with Dani Pedrosa in fifth
Today, Marc Marquez took an important second-place finish in Catalunya, which enabled him to extend his Championship lead to 27 points over runner-up Valentino Rossi. With a great start, Marc got into and through the first turn ahead of Jorge Lorenzo, who passed him on the following lap. Marc who,... Read more
Front row start for Marc Marquez in Catalunya, Dani Pedrosa qualifies 11th
Today, Marc Marquez provided his fans with great excitement (and possibly a few scares) during qualifying day for his home GP. In the morning, the young Spaniard lost the front while on a flying lap in the FP3 session, finishing in 11th place and missing out on a direct passage... Read more
Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez tackle first day of the Catalan Grand Prix
Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa began their preparations for the Catalan Grand Prix on a sunny opening day at the newly resurfaced Montmelo Circuit, which has a revised layout. Dani set the 12th fastest lap time in the FP1 session and the eighth fastest in FP2, wrapping up the... Read more
Marc Marquez crashes while in Italian GP podium battle, Dani Pedrosa out on first lap
Today’s Italian GP was a tough race for the Repsol Honda Team. Marc Marquez got off well from the second row, completed the first lap in third position, and moved up to second two laps later. Unfortunately, while chasing eventual race winner Jorge Lorenzo on lap 5, the Championship leader... Read more
Close second-row start for Marc Marquez in Mugello, tough qualifying for Dani Pedrosa
On a hot, sunny Saturday at Mugello, Marc Marquez set the sixth-fastest time at the end of an incredibly tight qualifying session in which the top seven finished within less than 0.3” of each other. After topping FP3 and ending FP4 in a very close fourth place, Marc set the... Read more
Masterful Marquez makes it three in a row, solid fifth place for Pedrosa at Le Mans
Marc Marquez enjoyed another fantastic race weekend, taking his third consecutive victory this season, the 64th of his career, and his 38th in MotoGP, equalling Casey Stoner’s Premier Class GP win tally and extending his own Championship lead to 36 points over second-place rider Maverick Viñales. The only rider on... Read more
Front row start for Marc Marquez at Le Mans, Dani Pedrosa in tenth place
Marc Marquez’s stunning 1’31.293 in today’s qualifying at Le Mans was 0.790” faster than the previous circuit-best lap (Lorenzo – 2016) but just a fraction down on the new pole record set by Johann Zarco in front of his home crowd. A confirmation of the team’s strong work leading up... Read more
Confident start to the French Grand Prix for Marc Marquez & Dani Pedrosa
Day one of the French Grand Prix concluded positively for the Repsol Honda Team at the Bugatti Circuit, with both Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa making it into the provisional top 10 in a very tight combined classification. The Championship leader in particular enjoyed a very successful start to the... Read more
Marc Marquez takes a momentous win at Jerez, Dani Pedrosa taken out of podium fight
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 Marc’s career and his 37th in MotoGP (equalling Mike... Read more
Dani Pedrosa qualifies second in Jerez, with Marc Marquez a close fifth
Dani Pedrosa put in an amazing performance today at the newly resurfaced Circuito de Jerez Angel Nieto to take second behind fellow HRC rider Cal Crutchlow, who also set the track’s new pole record. Marc Marquez will start from the fifth spot on the grid. The reigning World Champion missed... Read more