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Marquez lost for words over world title

Marc Marquez made history by becoming the youngest ever MotoGP™ World Champion in Valencia on Sunday, completing the season-ending race third to become the first rookie premier class title winner for 35 years.

The 26th premier class World Champion has now sealed no less than three world titles across the various tiers of the World Championship within the space of four years. He began Sunday’s Grand Prix from pole position, eventually finishing third as rival Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) sealed victory.

“You know…it is a dream that has come true!” Repsol Honda Team’s Marquez commented immediately after the 30-lap race. “Maybe too early because I didn’t expect it in the first season of MotoGP! It feels so good.

“I cannot explain what I feel, to fight in front of all of our fans with Jorge and Dani (Pedrosa) – two of the best riders in the history of MotoGP. Now I just want to say thanks to Honda, all of my team, all of the people that helped me, my family…they are always there and I don’t know what else I can say because I feel so good!”

En route to his remarkable success, Marquez has also become the youngest ever rider in the history of the premier class to claim both pole position and race victory.

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MotoGP, 2013, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team

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