Australian GP
Oct 21

MotoGP: Marquez Black-Flagged, Lorenzo Collision In Australia GP

MotoGP: Marquez Black-Flagged, Lorenzo Collision In Australia GP Excitement

Marquez Black-Flagged, Lorenzo Collision In Australia GP Excitement. (Photo: FOX Sports)

Plenty of drama played out this weekend for the Australia GP.

Take a look at the events leading up to receiving a disqualification after failing to pit within the designated rules as outlined by Race Direction. The disqualification for Marquez was simply a worst case scenario for the Repsol Honda rider as earned the total possible points -25- for his first place finish.

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Oct 20

MotoGP: Rossi Scores Podium Finish In ‘Thrilling’ Australian GP

Valentino Rossi celebrates his third-place finish in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates his third-place finish in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi delivered another exciting performance at the Tissot Australian Grand Prix, fighting to take third place on the podium.

Following concerns over the safety of the Bridgestone tyres to last full race distance the race was changed to incorporate a bike change at the ten-lap mark, with the total laps reduced to 19.

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Oct 20

MotoGP: Marquez Mistake Opens Up Championship

PHILLIP ISLAND, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 20: Officials show the black flag to Marc Marquez of Spain as he was disqualified for pitting one lap too late during the Australian MotoGP race at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on October 20, 2013 in Phillip Island, Australia.

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Two embarrassing schoolboy errors by and the factory Repsol Honda team has destabilized their bid for a historic world championship.

Marquez’s campaign has been destabilized by his disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix when his team failed a basic math test.

The championship is now set for a tense conclusion over the final two races, in Japan and at Valencia in Spain, with Marquez’s lead over Yamaha rival now just 18 points.

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Oct 20

MotoGP: Lorenzo Wins Australian GP, Marquez Disqualified

Jorge Lorenzo leads Marc Marquez during the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island. (Photo: Getty Images)

leads during the Australian Grand Prix at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo strengthened his defense of the title by winning the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday when championship leader Marc Marquez was dramatically disqualified for delaying a compulsory pit stop.

Yamaha’s Lorenzo, starting from pole, won a race shortened to 19 laps by 6.9 seconds from Honda’s and veteran .

Marquez, 20, bidding to become the youngest ever Moto GP champion, was disqualified five laps from the finish after staying on the track one lap longer than allowed before taking a pit stop. He took no points from the race, allowing Lorenzo to close his lead in the championship standings to 18 points with two rounds remaining.

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