Circuit of the Americas
Apr 12

MotoGP: World Champion Marquez On Pole For Austin Race

Marc Marquez powers through a turn during qualifying for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

powers through a turn during qualifying for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

qualifying at the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas saw Marc Marquez clinch pole with a new record lap of (2:02.886), with and joining him on the front row.

Marquez is quick wherever he rides but he appears to specifically enjoy the state-of-the-art Austin track where round two of the season is taking place and he secured his 11th premier class pole position by 0.289s from Repsol Honda teammate Pedrosa – having dominated all weekend so far.

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Apr 12

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MotoGP are back in Austin this weekend for round 2 of the 2014 season. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

are back in Austin this weekend for round 2 of the 2014 season. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

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Apr 11

MotoGP: Marquez Leads Both Friday Practices At Circuit Of The Americas

Marc Marquez was fastest in both Friday practice session at Circuit of The Americas. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

was fastest in both Friday practice session at . (Photo: Dorna Communications)

World Champion Marc Marquez was fastest in both Friday free practice sessions at the Circuit of the Americas, ending FP2 a considerable 1.005s margin quicker than , whilst was third best.

Marquez set a best time of 2:03.490s to lead the way at the state-of-the-art track in Texas where he took his first premier class victory in 2013 and on Saturday he will be a clear favorite to repeat his pole position from last year. Indeed Marquez set his best Friday time on a hard tire and was less than 0.5s from his own pole record set on a medium tire 12 months ago.

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Apr 8

Video: How to, and how not to, win at COTA

Marc Marquez led teammate Dani Pedrosa home to a 1-2 finish at the 2013 Grand Prix of the Americas. (Photo: Christian Pondella/Getty Images)

led teammate home to a 1-2 finish at the 2013 Grand Prix of the Americas. (Photo: Christian Pondella/Getty Images)

will make its second annual visit to the modern () racetrack this weekend, with the Repsol Honda Team having the bikes to beat.

Teammates Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa are riding high out of Qatar having finished with Marquez in first and Pedrosa in third. The duo scored a 1-2 finish for the team at COTA in 2013, while some of the other riders weren’t as fortunate.

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