A third consecutive MotoGP victory has seen Marc Marquez has extend his lead in the overall standings to 21 points, the youngster completing his dominant display at Indianapolis with another impressive win.

A spectacular performance throughout the weekend by the rookie, Marquez topped every timed session around the 'Brickyard' in the run up to the race and though a tardy start would leave him third in the early stages, bold passes on both Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo would see him claim a lead he wouldn't lose by lap 13 of 27.

A methodical performance belying his relative inexperience, Marquez reveals that he spent the early stages of the race conserving his tyres, before making his move on his rivals and pushing on decisively once he was in the lead.

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Marking a hat-trick of wins on American soil following success at Austin and Laguna Seca too, Marquez's victory sees him extend his lead over team-mate Pedrosa to a comfortable 21 points.

"I am very happy to have taken another 25 points!" smiled Marquez. "I knew before we came here that this would be a good opportunity and I was able to take advantage of it. I felt very good throughout the weekend, and I think this has been my best GP overall since coming into the premier class.

"I was first in every session, so I couldn't ask for more. In the race I decided to follow Lorenzo and Pedrosa, trying to save my tyres at the start. When I saw that I was feeling good and had less fuel in the tank, I tried to attack.

"In the end I was able to break away and have some fun sliding the bike around and enjoying how good the ride was! Now we head back to Europe, where we will try to continue working in the same way and see how many points we can pick up.

"Brno [next weekend] is a completely different track compared to Indianapolis. The grip is so good there and the track is also quite fast. So I think Jorge will be the fastest in the beginning because they [Yamaha] did a test there in the summer break."

Adding to his growing list of notable achievements, Marquez is the first rookie in the premier-class to win three back-to-back races since Kenny Roberts in 1978, who won in Austria, France and Mugello.