Marc Marquez got its first victory in Malaysia, after a spectacular fight between Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.
There was a two-round battle. First round: Valentino Rossi vs. Jorge Lorenzo. Second round: Valentino Rossi vs. Marc Marquez.
Marquez had a pole position, but didn’t manage to have a good start, and a small contact with Lorenzo put him on eight. Lorenzo was the fastest in the first half of the race and he overtook Dani Pedrosa. Then, the Repsol Honda pilot had a little crash which got him out of the battle.
With Dani Pedrosa out, the race was dominated by Lorenzo, Rossi and Marquez which had a spectacular battle for the first place. The most interesting fight was between Rossi and Lorenzo, while Marquez was watching them from 3rd. As soon as Rossi overtook Lorenzo, Marquez followed him.
There was a small mistake made by The Doctor which gave Marquez the opportunity to get in front, where he stayed until the end of the race.
MotoGP Sepang results