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Marquez dominates German MotoGP for ninth straight win

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Honda rider Marc Marquez of Spain steers his bike during the Moto GP qualifying session of the Grand Prix of Germany at the Sachsenring Circuit in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, eastern Germany on July 12, 2014Honda rider Marc Marquez of Spain steers his bike during the Moto GP qualifying session of the Grand Prix of Germany at the Sachsenring Circuit in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, eastern Germany on July 12, 2014

Honda rider Marc Marquez of Spain steers his bike during the Moto GP qualifying session of the Grand Prix of Germany at the Sachsenring Circuit in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, eastern Germany on July 12, 2014Honda rider Marc Marquez of Spain steers his bike during the Moto GP qualifying session of the Grand Prix of Germany at the Sachsenring Circuit in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, eastern Germany on July 12, 2014

Spaniard Marc Marquez won his ninth consecutive race of the season on Sunday as he dominated the German MotoGP to finish ahead of Honda teammate and compatriot Dani Pedrosa with Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha in third.

The win gives the 21-year-old a perfect total of 225 points in the championship standings with Pedrosa taking sole possession of second but 77 points back and Italian Valentino Rossi, who finished fourth, third in the rankings 84 points adrift.

There are nine races to go in the 2014 season with the next round set for Indianapolis on August 10.

Date created : 2014-07-13