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Tag: Marquez

Victory in Valencia: Marc Marquez, 2013 MotoGP World Champion

Caught your breath? Shrugged off the last vestiges of adrenalin that pumped through your veins, as you watched the final MotoGP race of the season? Now, tell me. Was it everything you wanted? Everything you thought it would be? It was. Wasn’t it? There it was, the final battle – wild, crazy, brilliant and thrilling,… Read More ›

The Seagull, a Pirouette, and Some Motegi Weather As Well

This post was supposed to be about the Australian Grand Prix. A tad late I admit. But Motegi came along and elbowed its way in. Jorge Lorenzo was relieved – he is back in the championship game after all. Marc Marquez was determined – must win. And there were typhoon warnings. What will happen next?… Read More ›

The Great Battle of Sepang: MotoGP Race Review

Sepang became the arena for the much-awaited battle between Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez. It was also a moment of redemption for Dani Pedrosa, as he tried really hard, to shake the Aragon dust off his feet. It has been a long time in coming – that battle. We have been expecting it, haven’t we?… Read More ›

Swinging Through Sepang: MotoGP Qualifying Notes

So, did you catch the Qualifying results? Who would have thunk it eh? Well, actually, I bet a lot of people did. After all we can safely say – championship or no championship – this has been the Marc Marquez year. You may love him. You may hate him. But the 20-year-old Spaniard has swept… Read More ›

The Misano Moment: MotoGP Race Notes

Jorge Lorenzo set a masterful pace at the San Marino Grand Prix in Misano, making it his 3rd consecutive win at the circuit. Marc Marquez took 2nd place, extending his lead in the championship, while Dani Pedrosa took 3rd. I have to admit, I was pretty kicked about the race at Misano. What was not… Read More ›

Breathless in Silverstone: The MotoGP Race

Jorge Lorenzo grabbed victory at the historic Silverstone, but not before some phenomenal racing with the injured Marc Marquez. This will definitely count as one of the best races in modern MotoGP history! By Chitra Subramanyam I want to make a special request before I start waxing eloquent on the brilliant race at Silverstone. It’s… Read More ›

Playing Doctor: Sachsenring Race Review

Marc Marquez took the win at Sachsenring, even as Cal Crutchlow and Valentino Rossi put in a stunning performance to join the Spaniard on the podium. MotoGP now has a new championship leader, as we head towards Laguna Seca. It’s corkscrew time! Have you ever tried to deal with two Doctors in one weekend? Emotional… Read More ›

Steaming in Spain: The Catalunya Grand Prix

As I settled down in front of the television last Sunday, ready for the red lights and the growl of MotoGP bikes, I couldn’t help but feel a teeny-tiny pang of nostalgia. I closed my eyes and I felt myself reliving every minute of the madness that is inevitable before race-start. The only difference is… Read More ›