MOTOGP: Marc Marquez Claims Third Straight Argentine Grand Prix Pole; Topping Yamaha Pair

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TERMAS DE RIO HONDO, Argentina — official series release — MotoGP photo — A late crash in qualifying did nothing to deter Marc Marquez from winning his third consecutive pole at Argentina’s Termas de Rio Hondo Circuit on Saturday afternoon, and he will lead the field to green for Sunday’s MotoGP Argentine Grand Prix. Marquez eased into the session by …

MOTOGP: Marquez Closes Valencia Test on Top; Repsol Honda Shows Preseason Speed

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VALENCIA, Spain – official team release — Repsol Honda photo — The Repsol Honda Team finished the Valencia MotoGP 2016 preseason testing program with a flourish on Wednesday, as riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were first and third on the overall time sheets. Marquez completed a total of 42 laps and set his fastest time of 1:31.060 on lap 29, leading all riders …

MOTOGP: 2016 World Championship Testing Underway; Marquez Fastest in Valencia

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VALENCIA, Spain – official series release — MotoGP photo — Just two days after the season finale of the 2015 MotoGP season, testing got underway for the 2016 season at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez ended the day on top of the timesheets with a 1:31.551 as he spent the morning on his 2015 machine assessing the new …

MOTOGP: Wet Weather Fortune; Pedrosa Reigns Peerless in Motul Grand Prix of Japan

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MOTEGI, Japan – official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Dani Pedrosa came from sixth on the starting grid to score his 27th career MotoGP triumph on Sunday in the Motul Grand Prix of Japan. The Repsol Honda rider scored his first MotoGP victory since Brno in 2014 on a drying track at Twin Ring Motegi. Movistar Yamaha’s Valentino …

MOTOGP: Marquez Shatters Circuit Record En Route to Seventh 2015 Pole in Spain

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ARAGON, Spain – official series release — MotoGP photo — Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez obliterated his own record on the way to claiming his seventh pole of the MotoGP season ahead of Jorge Lorenzo and Andrea Iannone. Marquez set the fastest ever lap by a MotoGP bike around the MotorLand Aragon circuit as he claimed his 29th premier class pole …

MOTOGP: Pace-Setter; Marquez Demolishes Silverstone Track Record En Route to 28th Career MotoGP Pole

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SILVERSTONE, U.K. – official series release — MotoGP photo — Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez set the fastest lap ever posted by a motorcycle around the legendary Silverstone Circuit on Saturday to take his 28th career MotoGP pole. The reigning World Champion went under his 2013 pole record (2:00.691) on his first flying lap to lay down a marker to the …

MOTOGP: Repsol Honda Sweep; Marquez Claims Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix Pole Ahead of Pedrosa

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INDIANAPOLIS – official track release — Shawn Gritzmacher/IMS photo — Two-time defending MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez posted a time of 1:31.884 seconds aboard the No. 93 Repsol Honda on Saturday to capture the pole position for Sunday’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Marquez, who won from the pole during the last two MotoGP races at IMS, …

MOTOGP: He’s Back! Marquez Controls Sachsenring for Sixth Straight Time, Takes German Grand Prix Victory

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SACHSEN, Germany – official series release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez scored his second victory of the MotoGP season on Sunday in a Repsol Honda 1-2 in the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring. That’s six victories in a row at the Sachsenring for Marquez, all of which were won from pole position. When Marquez came to Germany a year ago, he …

MOTOGP: Fast Friday; Marquez Sweeps Pair of Practice Sessions in Germany

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CHEMNITZ, Germany — official series release — Repsol Honda photo — Two-time and defending MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez led both practice sessions Friday for Sunday’s German Grand Prix. The Repsol Honda rider turned his top lap at a clip of one minute, 21.621 seconds. “I think that today has been a positive day,” Marquez said. “We felt good, and …