Marquez eyes the title after nabbing another win in Thailand

Courtesy of Red Bull Media Service Team

The Spaniard edged out rival Dovizioso by tenth of a second in extraordinary finish.

Marquez is inching closer to the title, after taking another win in Buriram, in a thrilling battle for the finish with rival Dovizioso.

Here’s all you need to know:

– Marquez made history in the qualifiers, becoming the first rider to take pole position coming from Q1.

-Marquez leads the pack with pole position ahead of Rossi and Dovizioso.

-Marquez and Dovizioso battled it out in the final turns as Marquez fought to take back to lead heading into the last lap, resulting in a thrilling finish as Marquez edged out Dovizioso by a tenth of a second to take the win

-Heartbreak for Danny Pedrosa who DNF after sliding out, losing a promising shot at the podium.

-This season’s seventh victory for Marquez, see his points lead is now up to 77.

-Marquez: “Was difficult and especially when you know that all last laps in the past with Ducati riders, I lose, every time. But this time I say okay, I will try to give my 100 percent, and was opposite. I arrive in last corner I brake so late, he overtook me but I was able to stop the bike, turn. Amazing to win here after a difficult weekend but anyway, we struggle in a few points but the team work very good all weekend. One more step to the final dream.

BuriramGP Results

Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol Honda 39m 55.722s

Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati 39m 55.837s

Maverick VIÑALES SPA Movistar Yamaha 39m 56.107s

Valentino ROSSI ITA Movistar Yamaha 39m 57.671s

Johann ZARCO FRA Monster Yamaha 40m 0.418s


2018 MotoGP Standings

Marc MARQUEZ SPA Honda 271

Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA Ducati 194

Valentino ROSSI ITA Yamaha 172

Maverick VIÑALES SPA Yamaha 146

Jorge LORENZO SPA Ducati 130

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