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Marquez Gets Ready for British MotoGP after Missing Podiums at Austria and Czech Republic

 September 1, 2016   R K Gupta

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With 7 MotoGP races remaining this season, Spain’s Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez still holds a 53-point lead over his nearest rival Valentino Rossi of Yamaha Movistar. This is despite the 2013 & 2014 World Champion finishing fifth in Austria’s Red-Bull ring on August 14 and third at the Czech MotoGP in Brno on August […]

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Catalunya MotoGP

Rossi Wins Catalunya MotoGP Battle from Marquez as Lorenzo and Iannone Crash Out

 June 9, 2016   R K Gupta

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Veteran Yamaha Movistar rider Valentino Rossi redeemed himself after the unfortunate events at Mugello to win the Catalunya MotoGP from Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez. It was a classic battle that saw the seasoned Italian through as Honda riders Marquez and Dani Pedrosa finished second and third. In an unfortunate 17th lap crash, Rossi’s teammate Jorge […]

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Mugello MotoGP

Mugello MotoGP: Rossi’s Home-Win Hopes Crash as Lorenzo Pips Marquez in a Photo-Finish

 May 24, 2016   R K Gupta

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After Valentino Rossi ended up as pole winner on Saturday for the first time since 2008, he aspired to win the Italian MotoGP in his native country on Sunday. It could have been a repeat performance of 2008 for Rossi but his dream went up in smokes with a 9th lap retirement. Rossi’s Movistar Yamaha […]

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Valentino Rossi Beats Two Spaniards to Win at Spain’s Jerez MotoGP Racing Circuit

 April 27, 2016   R K Gupta

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Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez were crowd favorites in Sunday’s Jerez MotoGP because both of them belonged to Spain despite representing two different riding teams. Locals would have been happy to see any one of them winning the race. Lorenzo is not only the 2015 champion but also the winner at Jerez last year while […]

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Valencia Lorenzo Wins 2015 MotoGP World Championship

At Valencia Lorenzo Wins 2015 MotoGP World Championship after Trailing Rossi All Season

 November 13, 2015   R K Gupta

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Italian veteran rider Valentino Rossi topped the championship leaderboard all through the 2015 MotoGP season but in the last race at Valencia, he lost the World Championship to his Movistar Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Rossi would still have become the 2015 world champion by securing at least the second place at Valencia but he was […]

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Dani Pedrosa

Pedrosa’s Second Win of 2015 Season Marred by Rossi-Marquez One-upmanship at Sepang

 October 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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All through the week, Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa had looked in great form. The Spaniard defied high track temperatures at the Sepang racing track in Malaysia by taking top podium finish ahead of Movistar Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo. But Pedrosa’s superb victory was overshadowed by an unseemly controversy involving a ferocious fight between Valentino Rossi and […]

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Marquez Wins Moto GP

Marquez Wins a Thriller at San Marino Lorenzo Crashes But Rossi Still Leads Championship

 September 13, 2015   R K Gupta

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Spain’s defending world champion Marc Marquez won San Marino MotoGP on Sunday as Yamaha Movistar’s Valentino Rossi committed tactical errors in closing stages and his teammate Jorge Lorenzo crashed out. In poor weather at Misano track, Marquez negotiated the changing conditions better than other riders and recorded his fourth win of the 2015 season. However, […]

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Valentino Rossi motogp

Valentino Rossi Wins Silverstone’s British MotoGP Marquez Crashes Out One More Time

 September 4, 2015   R K Gupta

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On a rain-soaked Sunday at Silverstone, Italian veteran Valentino Rossi won the British MotoGP and regained the top spot from Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo in the championship leaderboard. Riding for the Pramac Ducati team, Rossi’s compatriot Danilo Petrucci claimed the second place. Another Italian Andrea Dovizioso of Ducati made it 1-2-3 from Italy on the podium. […]

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Marquez Takes Second Top Podium

After Austin in April Marquez Takes Second Top Podium in German GP at Sachsenring

 July 14, 2015   R K Gupta

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The 2015 MotoGP season has not been kind to the defending champion Marc Marquez. He was literally unbeatable in 2014 but in the current season that began with new engine configurations, Marquez crashed on two occasions and remained plagued with braking and stability issues. Last Sunday, however, he returned to winning ways with his second […]

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Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi Battles Past Marc Marquez at Dutch MotoGP for Third Victory of the Season

 June 30, 2015   R K Gupta

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In a thrilling finish at the Assen race track in Netherlands, Italian legend and nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi enhanced his 2015 championship standing by getting past reigning champion Marc Marquez in an intriguing last-lap battle at Dutch MotoGP. Rossi shot off from the pole at the start and led nearly all the way as […]

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