MotoGP: Marquez wins 11th race of the season

Silverstone (UK): Runaway world championship leader Marc Marquez made it 11 wins from 12 races this season on Sunday as he won the British MotoGP at Silverstone.

Spain's Marc Marquez
Spain's Marc Marquez 

The 21-year-old Spanish Honda rider, who on Saturday claimed his 10th pole position of the campaign, prevailed in a stunning duel with compatriot and two-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha.

Lorenzo's team-mate Italian legend Valentino Rossi was third in what was a record 246th MotoGP appearance while Marquez's fellow Honda rider Dani Pedrosa, who won the Czech GP last time out, was fourth.

It was the third successive race Yamaha had filed the minor podium placings.

Marquez has 288 points with Pedrosa, who signed a two year extension with Honda, second on 199 and Rossi, who has also committed himself for another two years to Yamaha, third on 189.

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