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Marquez becomes top teenager

Marc Marquez takes over from Dani Pedrosa as 'most successful teenager'
Marc Marquez's Moto2 victory at Indianapolis last Sunday was the 22nd time that he has stood on the top step of a podium in grand prix racing.

As shown in the following list, this makes him the most successful teenager of all-time in terms of race wins, taking the record from Dani Pedrosa, whom Marquez will ride alongside in MotoGP next season.

Marquez has until the end of this season to add to his tally of wins, while still a teenager.

The following list shows the ten riders who have most wins before the age of 20. Already in sixth place on this list is Maverick Viñales, who is still just 17 years old

Grand Prix wins while still a teenager:
1. Marc Marquez 22 (wins)
2. Dani Pedrosa 21
3. Valentino Rossi 17
4. Jorge Lorenzo 15
5. Marco Melandri 14
6. Maverick Viñales 9
7. Loris Capirossi 8
=8. Haruchika Aoki 7
=8. Manuel Poggiali 7
=8. Hector Barbera 7

All wins listed were in 125/Moto3 and 250/Moto2 classes



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Marquez, Stoner, Pedrosa, Maverick Vinales, French MotoGP 2012
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Johann Zarco tests for Ajo Moto2 team (pic: Ajo)
Esteve Rabat testing for 2015 (pic: Marc VDS)
Alex Marquez testing for 2015 (pic: Marc VDS)
Esteve Rabat testing for 2015 (pic: Marc VDS)
Lorenzo Baldassarri tries Forward Kalex (pic: Forward)
Marc and Alex Marquez celebrate titles in home town (pic: Repsol)
Alex Marquez - Estrella Galicia Marc VDS Kalex
Pedrosa, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Pedrosa, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Marquez, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Marquez, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Lorenzo, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Pedrosa, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Pedrosa, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Melandri, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014
Rossi, Valencia MotoGP test, November 2014

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nate doggius - Unregistered

August 23, 2012 4:39 PM

Ladas, u rock to whomever said marques could beat agostinis record, unfortunately, that aint even going to happen. Back when Ago was racing, rules were far looser, he would race 3 different classes on a weekend and win them all. Todays riders will never get such opportunities.



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