Márquez claims 50th victory in MotoGP

The Repsol Honda team rider leads the Czech GP from start to finish, taking his sixth victory of the year and matching Mike Hailwood’s 76 wins in all classes. Stefan Bradl finishes inside the points in fifteenth position.

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In a race delayed by rain and reduced to 20 laps, Marc Márquez gave his rivals no chance and scored his sixth victory of 2019, his 50th in MotoGP and 76th in all categories -matching Mike Hailwood’s tally.

Of the 5 riders who have managed to win races so far in 2019, the Repsol rider is still the only one with more than a single victory.

In the 10 races held to date, Márquez has been on the podium 9 times, always in either first or second place.

With this result, Márquez extends his lead in the overall standings to 63 points from nearest rival Andrea Dovizioso. He is 81 points ahead of third placed Danilo Petrucci.

Stefan Bradl, who started from seventeenth place, scored points by crossing the line fifteenth.