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12 days ago
By motogp.com

Marquez closes in on Doohan

Marc Marquez victory at the German GP was the 53rd of his grand prix career, just one less than five-time 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan.

The win by Marc Marquez in Germany was the 53rd of his grand prix career, just one less win than five times 500cc world champions Mick Doohan as shown in the following table of riders with most GP wins. There are just six riders in the 68-year history of motorcycle grand prix racing who have scored more wins than Marc Marquez, who is still just 23 years old.

 

Rider

Total wins

MotoGP
/500cc

350cc

Moto2
/250cc

125cc

80/50cc

1

Giacomo Agostini

122

68

54

 

 

 

2

Valentino Rossi

114

88

 

14

12

 

3

Angel Nieto

90

 

 

 

62

28

4

Mike Hailwood

76

37

16

21

2

 

5

Jorge Lorenzo

64

43

 

17

4

 

6

Mick Doohan

54

54

 

 

 

 

7

Marc Marquez

53

27

 

16

10

 

8

Phil Read

52

11

4

27

10

 

9

Dani Pedrosa

51

28

 

15

8

 

10=

Jim Redman

45

2

21

18

4

 

10=

Casey Stoner

45

38

 

5

2

 

It was also the 27th time Marquez has stood on the top step of the podium in the MotoGP™ class. As shown in the following list, this is the just one less premier-class win than his Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa:

Riders with most wins in MotoGP™/500cc class

88 -     Valentino Rossi (7 premier-class titles)

68 -     Giacomo Agostini (8 premier-class titles)

54 -     Mick Doohan (5 premier-class titles)

43 -     Jorge Lorenzo (3 premier-class titles)

38 -     Casey Stoner (2 premier-class titles)

37 -     Mike Hailwood (4 premier-class titles)

31 -     Eddie Lawson (4 premier-class titles)

28 -     Dani Pedrosa (0 premier-class titles)

27 -     Marc Marquez (2 premier-class world titles)

25 -     Kevin Schwantz (1 premier-class title)