2021 MotoGP™ recap: Americas Grand Prix

A return to Austin saw a familiar name continue to stamp his authority at the Circuit of The Americas – Marc Marquez

Round 15 of the season saw the MotoGP™ circus head back to the United States and Austin for the first time since 2019. It was another anti-clockwise circuit, and it was another weekend where we saw Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) turn up the wick.


The eight-time World Champion was able to dominate proceedings on a track he’s been pretty much untouchable at ever since we first visited Austin in 2013. The number 93 went on to claim his seventh win in Texas, his second of the season. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) took another giant step towards the title by finishing P2, 4.6s off Marquez, with Bagnaia falling back to over 50 points behind the Frenchman with a third place finish.

This meant that a first match point of the season would be Quartararo’s at the upcoming Emilia-Romagna GP…

Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas
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