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Marquez snatches wins San Marino MotoGP

News24
16 Sep 2019, 00:12 GMT+10

Misano Adriatico - Spaniard Marc Marquez snatched victory on the final lap at the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday to close in on a sixth world title.

The 26-year-old has won 51 MotoGP races, 16 Moto2 and ten Moto3.

"It was a very tough race," said Quartararo, 20. "It was the first time that I battled like that with Marquez."

Former seven-time world champion Rossi -- who last won in Misano in 2014 -- finished fourth in his home race.

Spain's Alex Marquez -- younger brother of MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez -- consolidated his overall world championship lead by finishing third.

1. Marc Marquez (ESP/Honda) 42min 25.163sec, 2. Fabio Quartararo (FRA/Yamaha-SRT) at 0.903sec, 3. Maverick Vinales (ESP/Yamaha) 1.636, 4. Valentino Rossi (ITA/Yamaha) 12.660, 5. Franco Morbidelli (ITA/Yamaha) 12.774, 6. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA/Ducati) 13.744, 7. Pol Espargaro (ESP/KTM) 20.050, 8. Joan Mir (ESP/Suzuki) 22.512, 9. Jack Miller (AUS/Ducati-Pramac) 26.554, 10. Danilo Petrucci (ITA/Ducati) 31.456, 11. Johann Zarco (FRA/KTM) 32.388

Riders:

1. Honda 281pts, 2. Ducati 221, 3. Yamaha 215, 4. Suzuki 174, 5. KTM 85, 6. Aprilia 57

Overall standings:

1. Tatsuki Suzuki (JPN/Honda) 40min 00.034sec, 2. John McPhee (GBR/Honda) at 0.112sec, 3. Tony Arbolino (ITA/Honda) 0.201, 4. Jaume Masia (ESP/KTM) 0.708, 5. Dennis Foggia (ITA/KTM) 3.232

1. Lorenzo Dalla Porta (ITA/Honda) 179 pts, 2. Aron Canet (ESP/KTM) 157, 3. Tony Arbolino (ITA/Honda) 149, 4. Marcos Ramirez (ESP/Honda) 123, 5. Niccolo Antonelli (ITA/Honda) 118

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