The last round saw Valentino Rossi fight a hard battle for a well-deserved second place and Jorge Lorenzo come home fourth. Both riders are keen on another chance to show their fighting spirit at the TT Assen this Saturday.Assen, Jorge Lorenzo, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi
Marc Marquez has become the master of the last lap dash in establishing an astonishing domination over his MotoGP rivals.
Three times this season Marquez has been put under massive pressure by three of the world’s fastest and classiest racers – Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa. All three have failed to end Marquez’s amazing winning streak after being out-raced on the final, frenetic surge to the checkered flag.Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi
Marquez has won the opening six races of the season, and now faces massive pressure to deliver a seventh consecutive win in his home race in Barcelona. Yet, for this first time this season, Marquez made a mistake and crashed in qualifying, and will start third from the outside of the front row on Sunday.Catalunya, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi
Having seen his early season podium form affected by arm pump problems at the last two rounds, Pedrosa would love nothing more than a first victory of 2014 to improve his championship standing. A victory for Honda this weekend would be the manufacture’s 100th win in MotoGP.Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP
Mugello had it all: Rossi’s 300th Grand Prix, rain on Friday and one of the best on-track fights in living memory thanks to Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo. This time out, they’re in Barcelona and fighting for glory on home turf.
Marquez and Lorenzo spent the second half of the Italian Grand Prix trading places on various occasions and at corners where one would not have expected a pass to take place. However, it was the same man coming out on top as Marquez made it to 150 points: maximum score for the first third of the season.Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP