Marc Márquez takes second in close Austrian GP

The Repsol Honda Team rider is involved in a tight tussle for victory with Andrea Dovizioso at the Red Bull Ring. Stefan Bradl fights his way up to 13th

Starting from pole, Marc Márquez lost four positions after the first lap of the Austrian GP, but quickly regained the lead of the race on Lap 9. With Dovizioso in hot pursuit, the Repsol Honda Team rider pushed to open up a gap for the pair over the chasing pack.

In a second half of the race, Márquez and the Italian exchanged places on several occasions, as the fight raged until the last corner -with the Spaniard finally crossing the finish line in second place.

The Austrian GP podium is the tenth of the season for the Repsol Honda Team rider, who continues to lead the overall standings with a 58-point advantage.

Starting from 21st position on the grid, Stefan Bradl made a great comeback at the Red Bull Ring to claim points, taking the chequered flag in thirteenth place.