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Jun 25

MotoGP: Yamaha Primed For Assen After Catalunya, Aragon Tests

Jorge Lorenzo will look to stop Marc Marquez's dominance with a win at Assen. (Photo: Getty Images)

will look to stop ’s dominance with a win at . (Photo: Dorna Communications)

After another thrilling race in and subsequent tests at the same circuit, plus a test visit to Aragon, Movistar Yamaha arrive in Assen primed for action.

The last round saw 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.

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Jun 16

MotoGP: Marc Marquez, the last lap master

Marc Marquez celebrates after scoring his seventh consecutive victory in the 2014 Catalunya GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after scoring his seventh consecutive victory in the 2014 GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez has become the master of the last lap dash in establishing an astonishing domination over his rivals.

Three times this season Marquez has been put under massive pressure by three of the world’s fastest and classiest racers – , and . All three have failed to end Marquez’s amazing winning streak after being out-raced on the final, frenetic surge to the checkered flag.

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Jun 14

MotoGP: Lorenzo tipped to win Catalunya GP by teammate Rossi

Yamaha Factory Racing motoGP's Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo waves after the Moto GP qualifying session of the Catalunya Grand Prix at the Montmelo racetrack near Barcelona on June 14, 2014.    AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

waves to his home crowd after qualifying second for Sunday’s GP. (Photo: Josep Lago/Getty Images)

is boldly predicting that his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo has the potential to end ’s winning streak in Sunday’s Catalunya Grand Prix.

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.

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Jun 10

MotoGP: Pedrosa speaks on 2014 form with Honda’s 100th victory up for grabs

Dani Pedrosa has only finished as low as fifth and as high as second during the 2014 season, currently placing him third in the MotoGP points. (Photo:  Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

has only finished as low as fifth and as high as second during the 2014 season, currently placing him third in the points. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

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.

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Jun 9

MotoGP: The battle continues in Marquez’s backyard

Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team  rounds the bend during the MotoGP race during the MotoGp of Italy - Race at Mugello Circuit on June 1, 2014 in Scarperia, Italy.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

of Spain and Repsol Honda Team rounds the bend en route to winning the race at Mugello Circuit on June 1, 2014 in Scarperia, Italy. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

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 . 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.

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