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#MM93WorldChamp: Marc Marquez’s title-winning performance a global trending topic

#MM93WorldChamp: Marc Marquez’s title-winning performance a global trending topic

Social media platforms were abuzz with messages of congratulations as Marc Marquez secured a second consecutive MotoGP™ World title on Sunday afternoon at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.

Social media platforms were abuzz with messages of congratulations as Marc Marquez secured a second consecutive MotoGP™ World title on Sunday afternoon at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit.

By finishing second behind Jorge Lorenzo and ahead of title rivals Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan, Marquez extended his Championship lead to 82 points thus securing a sufficient advantage to clinch the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship.

Marquez's triumph was celebrated across the World as the #MM93WorldChamp hashtag - featured on the MotoGP™ World Feed - emerged as a trending topic right after the Spanish rider crossed the finish line.

#MM93WorldChamp was a global trending topic in the minutes following the race finish and also peaked as the top #TT in markets such as Spain and the United Kingdom - additionally ranking up to fourth position in the US.

In the hour following Marquez's triumph alone #MM93WorldChamp was used over 5,000 times on Twitter for a potential reach of 3,500,000 users and close to 15,000,000 impressions.

MotoGP™ enjoys a strong presence on social media with a constantly growing community which receives tailored-made content, as the series' rights holders Dorna Sports develop all-encompassing projects to complement the fans experience beyond the traditional broadcast of the premier motorcycling World Championship.

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

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