MotoGP: Marquez becomes youngest world champion

Published: Nov 11, 2013, 01:31 IST | Agencies

Spaniard Marc Marquez at 20 years of age became the youngest rider to ever win the MotoGP world championship as he finished third at the Valencia Grand Prix yesterday.

Two-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo claimed his eighth victory of the season, but it wasn’t enough to overturn Marquez’s 13-point lead which he held heading into the race.

In the end there was just four points between them. “I cannot explain what I feel, (it is) a dream come true,” said Marquez.

Marc Marquez
Marc Marquez celebrates becoming the World Champion. Pic/AFP

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