Alex Marquez joined brother Marc as a motorcycle grand prix winner with his first Moto3 victory in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

17-year-old Alex has taken five podiums during his first full world championship season and is confirmed as finishing fourth in the standings, with one round to go.

"In Moto3 my brother took his first victory. I'm so happy for him because he worked so hard," said rookie MotoGP title leader Marc. "He was close many times, but now he has the first victory.

"We must open the gas and push because the little brother is coming!"

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