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Jul 9

MotoGP: Honda signs new contract with Pedrosa

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)

of Spain and Team rounds the bend during the of – Free Practice on June 13, 2014. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Honda Racing Corporation has officially announced an agreement with Dani Pedrosa that will see the Spanish rider remain in the factory Honda team for a further two years, until the end of 2016.

Pedrosa, who currently lies third in the World Championship – level on points with second placed Valentino Rossi – as the season reaches the halfway point, will extend his contract with Honda with whom he has raced in the World Championship since 2001.

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Jul 7

MotoGP: Can Marquez make it nine out of nine in Germany?

Despite various challenges throughout the season, Marc Marquez has ultimately remained undefeated on race day during the 2014 season. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Despite various challenges, (No. 93) has ultimately remained undefeated on race day during the 2014 season. (Photo courtesy .com)

If Marc Marquez keeps winning, he will wrap up this year’s MotoGP world title at MotorLand Aragon – regardless of what his rivals do. In order to do that, the Spaniard would need to claim a fifth straight victory at Germany’s this weekend.

21-year-old Marquez is no stranger to the Sachsenring. In fact, he’s won there on his last four attempts: in the 125 class in 2010, in the Moto2 class in both 2011 and 2012 and in his first MotoGP German Grand Prix last year. On each of those occasions he was coming from pole position.

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Jun 28

MotoGP: Fantastic Marquez maintains winning form in complicated TT race

In another day of magic from , the Spanish speedster won his eighth consecutive race of the season to set another high-water mark in .

With his win in the DutchTT, Marquez can now claim to be the world’s fastest man on two wheels, and perhaps fastest swimmer.

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Jun 19

MotoGP: Marquez racing for the title, not the records

MONTMELO, SPAIN - JUNE 15: Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team leads Jorge Lorenzo of Spain and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP during the Moto GP race during the MotoGp of Catalunya - Race at Circuit de Catalunya on June 15, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

leads Jorge Lorenzo during the race of – Race at Circuit de on June 15, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

“More than the numbers or the consecutive victories, my objective is to win the World Championship at the end of the season,” Marc Marquez declared on Wednesday during a promotional event in Munich.

During the presentation, Marquez – who on Sunday had won for the seventh time in as many Grand Prix this season – acknowledged that he is setting records in 2014, but again made it clear that this is not his primary goal.

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Jun 16

MotoGP: Marquez on top again after productive day of Catalunya testing

22-year-old Marc Marquez has won all seven MotoGP races held so far in 2014. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

22-year-old has won all seven races held so far in 2014. (Photo courtesy .com)

Following Sunday’s fantastic race at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de , the MotoGP™ teams carried out a full day of testing at the Barcelona- track on Monday, with World Champion Marc Marquez registering the fastest lap time.

The day started with the riders carrying out a 30-minute test of the shorter track loop at Turn 10, with the purpose of assessing whether its use could potentially enhance safety in the future. The riders will provide formal feedback on the trial to the Grand Prix Safety Commission at the next event in .

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