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MotoGP champ, Marc Marquez does it again making it a solid ten races won this season

Respol Honda golden boy, Marc Marquez, makes it ten for ten at yesterday's MotoGP race at the famous Indianapolis Speedway.

Cynics have said his luck will run out, but it appears that the 21-year-old Spaniard can do no wrong - especially on American soil - as he has continued adding to what has been a perfect season.

Marquez has become the first rider since 1997, when Mick Doohan to win ten successive premier class GP races, and, having come back after a four-week break to an updated track, many speculated on whether the performance of the riders would suffer. We can certainly say that the break and altered track did not stop Marc, who gave as stellar a performance as ever.

The notoriously difficult track, although having undergone updates to make the turns easier to negotiate, was still incredibly physical in comparison to other circuits on the MotoGP timetable. Marquez commented on the conditions of the day and specifically the track, saying: "We suffered a lot and physically it was hard, there was a lot of humidity and I was sweating a lot. The track temperature rose by 10 degrees today and this made the tyres behave differently."

The gifted rider had an iffy start, ending up in fourth position by the end of the first lap. Despite this, he seamlessly passed his competitor, Andrea Iannone, landing in third position on the second lap. Another four laps on and Marquez effortlessly glided past Movistar Yamaha's Valentino Rossi and Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso on lap six to steal first position. This lead was short lived, however, as Rossi passed him on the same lap. Marc was then pushed back into third by Lorenzo on the 11th lap. Lorenzo, eager to take first place, made to pass Rossi, then in the lead, and left enough space for Marc to slip by into first place where he would stay for the remaining laps.

"It was hard for me to have the same level of confidence. I was patient at the beginning and when I regained the good feeling I had in practice I decided to push, opening that two-second gap which in the end was enough for the win," Marquez continued. It's nice to see that the reigning champion is humble with his recurring success.

Movistar Yamaha riders, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi completed the podium , coming in second and third, respectively. Meanwhile, Marquez's teammate, Dani Pedrosa came in just shy of a place on the podium in fourth place - a solid effort from the Spanish 28-year-old.

Marquez is yet to lose a single MotoGP race in the US - only time will tell how the Automotodrom Brno this Sunday will treat him in the Czech Republic. Make sure you follow us on Twitter to find out!

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