Marquez storms to 12th MotoGP victory

Marc Marquez (photo by MotoGP)Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez won the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix with the Yamaha team of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo in second and third place respectively.

LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl was able to hold off the advances of Bradley Smith on his Tech3 Yamaha to take fourth while Smith’s team-mate Pol Espargaro who endured a bad crash yesterday rode a great race to take sixth despite his broken foot.

Crossing the finish line in seventh was Yonny Hernandez on his Energy T.I. Pramac machine. After suffering with some technical problems Andrea Dovizioso came home eighth. Hector Barbera of Avintia Racing and GO&FUN Honda Gresini’ Scott Redding completed the top ten.

MotoGP World Championship Standings –
1. Marc Marquez – 337 Points
2. Valentino Rossi – 275 Points
3. Jorge Lorenzo – 263 Points  By Laura Turner 

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