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#MM93TitleChance - How Marquez can win the title at Motegi

#MM93TitleChance - How Marquez can win the title at Motegi

If Marc Marquez wins Sunday’s MotoGP™ race at this weekend’s Motul Grand Prix of Japan he will seal his second premier class title in succession. But there are several other potential race results which could see the young Repsol Honda star retain the World Championship crown.

Although Marquez only managed to finish 13th at Aragon, he did finish one place ahead of teammate and closest championship challenger Dani Pedrosa, and in doing so increased his lead in the title chase to 75 points.

To win the title at Motegi, Marquez needs to finish ahead of Pedrosa. In addition to this, he needs to lose no more than three points to Valentino Rossi and lose no more than 15 points to Jorge Lorenzo.

Listed below are the nine scenarios that would win the world title for Marquez in Japan:

- Marquez winning the race

- Marquez finishing second or third, ahead of both Pedrosa and Rossi

- Marquez finishing fourth, ahead of Pedrosa and with Rossi finishing third or lower

- Marquez finishing fifth, ahead of Pedrosa with Rossi finishing fourth or lower

- Marquez finishing sixth, ahead of Pedrosa with Rossi finishing fourth or lower

- Marquez finishing seventh, ahead of Pedrosa, with Rossi fifth or lower and Lorenzo not winning the race

- Marquez finishing in positions eight to 11, ahead of Pedrosa, with Rossi no more than three places ahead and with Lorenzo not winning the race

- Marquez finishing in positions 12 to 15, ahead of Pedrosa, with Rossi no more than three places ahead and with Lorenzo not finishing either first or second

- Neither Marquez nor Pedrosa scoring points, with Rossi finishing 13th or lower and Lorenzo not on the podium

Fans wishing to support Marquez on his quest to clinch the 2014 title this weekend can use the hashtag #MM93TitleChance.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2014, MOTUL GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN, Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team

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