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How the 'King of COTA' fell from his throne

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How the 'King of COTA' fell from his throne
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Apr 16, 2019, 9:00 AM

Marc Marquez's reign of dominance at Austin's Circuit of the Americas was the perfect demonstration of the talents that have made him MotoGP's top star. But this year, he reminded the world that he is not infallible.

If you've ever seen the opening sequence of the Academy Award-acclaimed motion picture Dallas Buyers Club, you'll know just how intrinsic the sport of rodeo is interwoven into Texas culture. And while there are many elements to its show, wild horse or bull riding are its signature disciplines.

If you're a MotoGP fan, it's Marc Marquez and his wild Honda taming that's been the main event when Dorna brings its two-wheeled show to Austin.

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Series MotoGP
Event Americas GP
Drivers Marc Marquez Shop Now
Teams Repsol Honda Team
Author Charles Bradley