On Sunday at the Motegi Circuit in Japan, Marc Marquez managed to pull off what Lewis Hamilton could not, he was crowned 2018 MotoGP Champion, his 5th World Championshiphis 5th World Championship with 3 races still to go. At only 25, Marquez still has every chance of 1-day matching and perhaps exceeding Giacomo Agostini’s total of 8 Championships.
Honda rider, Marc Marquez secured his 5th MotoGP World Championship, after rival Andrea Dovizioso lost the front end of his Ducati on the penultimate lap. The pair engaged in a tense battle from start to finish until Dovizioso lost out at the final hurdle and gave Marquez the perfect ride to victory.
British rider, Cal Crutchlow, managed 2ndplace and secured his third podium of the 2018 season with Alex Rins close behind him at the finish for 3rd.