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Twin Ring Motegi: Grand Prix of Japan

If Misano was Marquez showing he would walk whatever tightrope was necessary, Motegi was Dovizioso’s reply. Has there ever been anything quite like that with a title on the line?

Of course, in season finales, there is no “but the risk…” because the maths end at the flag. But beyond Motegi lie 75 points up for grabs, and yet we raced in the rain like it was the last laps of Valencia under sunny skies. Well, two people did. And what a race...

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Posted in Pro-Bolt News MotoGP By David Montgomery

 

The Master and the Apprentice:

Role reversals and changes of Championship fortune in France

Since day one of 2017, we’ve been waiting for one thing: the big showdown. The clash of the titans! The war for the crown! The game of thrones! But when we say that, we’ve meant Viñales and Marquez. Le Mans served up a slightly different duel...

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Posted in Pro-Bolt News MotoGP By David Montgomery

Texas: The Magician, The Diavola and The Doctor

Marc Marquez around the Circuit of the Americas is probably the 93rd wonder of the world. Undefeated for five in a row, this year’s win was also his eleventh straight victory in America and his name seems permanently etched on the trophy. It is one of those combinations that creates witchcraft. This season though, they left the engraving late because we were promised a duel.

So where was that duel?

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Posted in Pro-Bolt News MotoGP By David Montgomery

Argentina: an unstoppable Viñales meets a movable Marquez

On paper, the first few winners of the MotoGP world championship are often supposed to read like this: Lorenzo, Marquez, Marquez. But that’s from a different book written before 2017, as Maverick Viñales keeps editing the chapters and creating his own turf. And whilst the new Yamaha rider anchors us in this new present, Marc Marquez is having flashbacks – to 2015...

 

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Posted in Pro-Bolt News MotoGP By David Montgomery

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