Marquez becomes youngest ever MotoGP World Champion
Rookie seals championship glory in front of his homes fans at Valencia
Marc Marquez has become the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion following a superb performance at today’s title showdown at the GP Generali de la Comunitat Valenciana where he secured third place and enough points to seal the championship while his main rival Jorge Lorenzo won the race but having to give best to the 20-year-old from Cervera, Spain. Marquez won the title by a margin of just four points with 334 to Lorenzo’s 330.
First competing in the 125cc World Championship in 2008 Marquez had a steady climb through the ranks until he eventually clinched the title in 2010 and the graduated into the Moto2 class where he made an instant impression notching up multiple race wins. However, a nasty crash in first year of Moto2 saw Marquez suffering an eye injury that threatened to end his racing career but the Spaniard was dogged in his determination to continue to race and came back in 2012 to take the championship title.
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