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German MotoGP: 'Perfect' Marc Marquez racks up ninth successive win

updated 1:00 PM EDT, Sun July 13, 2014
Can anyone break Marc Marquez's total dominance of MotoGP?
Can anyone break Marc Marquez's total dominance of MotoGP?
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Marc Marquez dominates German MotoGP to win ninth successive race of the season
  • Dani Pedrosa finishes second, with Jorge Lorenzo in third
  • Marquez has now won a perfect 225 points this season
  • Spaniard is 77 points ahead of compatriot Pedrosa

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(CNN) -- Marc Marquez continued to redefine sporting perfection after the Spaniard won the German MotoGP -- his ninth successive victory of the season.

Remarkably Marquez won the race from the pit lane, racing through the pack and going past early leader Stefan Bradl with 24 laps left to finish ahead of Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa, with Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo in third.

One of 14 riders that chose slick tires at the last minute after the warm up lap, Marquez had to start from the pit lane, meaning he had to wait until the bikes on the grid and on dry tires had motored past.

Introducing "The Doctor" of MotoGP -- Valentino Rossi briefly leads Marc Marquez at the French MotoGP on 18 May 2014. Introducing "The Doctor" of MotoGP -- Valentino Rossi briefly leads Marc Marquez at the French MotoGP on 18 May 2014.
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It's been a perfect start to 2014 for Marc Marquez. After winning the world championship in his rookie season last year, he has started the new campaign with back-to-back wins in Qatar and Austin, Texas. Can he make in three in a row when MotoGP returns to Argentina for the first time in 15 years this weekend? It's been a perfect start to 2014 for Marc Marquez. After winning the world championship in his rookie season last year, he has started the new campaign with back-to-back wins in Qatar and Austin, Texas. Can he make in three in a row when MotoGP returns to Argentina for the first time in 15 years this weekend?
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"It was tough and when I saw Bradl changing tires at the beginning. I thought that was the right choice because there was only one corner that was completely wet," said defending champion Marquez.

"Everyone went in (to change tires) including my main rivals -- Dani (Pedrosa) and Valentino (Rossi).

"When I saw them go in, I followed but it worked out OK," added the Spaniard

Marquez has now won a perfect 225 points this season, 77 points ahead of compatriot Pedrosa, with Italian Valentino Rossi in third, 84 points adrift.

Rossi finished Sunday's race in fourth.

Read: MotoGP's 'Doctor' seeks appointment with destiny

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