MotoGP Round 14/18 – Marc Marquez wins the title at Aragon

medha@Throttle|Updated: September 26, 2016 12:56

Marc Marquez clinched the title at Aragon, Spain at round 14/18.  He ended MotoGP's run of eight different race winners in a row, after fighting his way from fifth - after an early mistake - to take the victory. He recovered and overtook Valentino Rossi with 12 laps to go, securing his fourth win of the season and taking his championship total to 248 points.


Rossi struggled to close down Marquez's lead and fell behind defending champion Jorge Lorenzo to finish in third. Maverick Vinales led in the early stages for Suzuki, on his way to fourth place.

The 28th victory of his career in the top category - gives Marquez a clear lead over second-placed Rossi (with 196 points), and four races remaining.


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