Marc Marquez Is the Youngest MotoGP Champion Ever

Marc Marquez is the youngest ever MotoGP champion 10 photos
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The 2013 MotoGP season reached an end, with a dramatic last race left to decide who gets the title. History was made at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit at Valencia as Marc Marquez become the youngest ever rider to win the Premiere Class title, and the first rookie to do the same in 35 years.
With a lead of 13 points ahead of Lorenzo, Marquez only needed to finish 4th. Lorenzo's race was a classic example of how a great champion can fight, as he battled both Hondas and finally took another victory, but to no avail.

With Pedrosa in second and Marquez in third, the Mallorcan did his best, but still Marquez won the season. Alongside the dramatic fight for the top three places, the positions behind were also heavily disputed, with Bautista and Rossi in a constant squirmish.

Two satellite bikes came in 6th and 7th, Bradl and Smith for LCR Honda and Tech3 Yamaha, followed by 3 Ducati pilots completing the top 10: Hayden, Dovizioso and Pirro. Aleix Espargaro, already a CRT/Open Class champion ended the Valencia race in the 11th position.

The 2013 MotoGP season is officially closed, while the first event of the next year's battle in underway as we write: the teams, some of which have new riders are already on the Valencia track for the official testing ahead of the winter break.

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