Marc Marquez
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 15

MotoGP: Marquez scores seventh consecutive win after incredible on-track battle

The Gran Premi Monster Energy de produced another brilliant race on Sunday, with securing the victory on the final lap ahead of and .

Marquez crossed the line half a second in front of Movistar Yamaha rider Rossi, surviving a late scare as Pedrosa touched his rear wheel in the final stages, the latter almost crashing and having to settle for third.

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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 14

Pedrosa on MotoGP pole as Marquez streak ends with crash

Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team rounds the bend during the MotoGp of Catalunya- Free Practice at Circuit de Catalunya on June 13, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

rounds the bend during the of Free Practice at Circuit de on June 13, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Saturday afternoon’s Q2 at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya ended with Dani Pedrosa securing pole position, ahead of and on row one for Sunday’s race – with Marquez suffering a late crash in the session.

At his home event, Pedrosa took his first pole since the 2013 Catalan Grand Prix with a 1:40.985s lap in the Barcelona-Catalunya heat and, in doing so, the rider ended Marquez’ successive pole run.

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Jun 12

MotoGP: Marquez Looks To Extend Perfect Streak In Front Of Home Crowd

Marc Marquez heads to his home race where he will look to win his seventh straight race. (Photo: Getty Images)

heads to his home race where he will look to win his seventh straight race. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Championship leader Marc Marquez – who has won every race this season from pole – has enjoyed podium finishes at the Barcelona- track for the past four years.

The rider will be looking to continue his brilliant run so far this season, although he admits that his home track is not his favorite. Despite those rostrum results, Marquez has not tasted victory at Montmelo since 2010 in the 125 class.

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