Newly crowned MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez flew to Japan to attend a 'Honda Thanks Day' at a sunny Motegi circuit in front of more than 10,000 fans.

It was an opportunity for Honda to showcase the achievements of 2013, and celebrate all together in one place.

The fans enjoyed autograph sessions, a live Q&A with the Honda drivers and riders on stage and also a demonstration run by Marquez on both the Motegi road circuit and oval track.

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"It's always good to come to Japan and see our HRC friends!" said Marquez. "This time it's something special as we celebrated the Title together with a very nice party on Friday evening with our sponsors and then some fun in Tokyo!

"Today we went to Motegi very early for the 'Honda Thanks Day' event. The weather has been wonderful and we really enjoyed the last day on track of this long and exciting season.

"Now tonight we will fly back to Europe as tomorrow we will go to Montecarlo for the FIM Gala Ceremony!"

Marquez's title triumph, in his rookie season, made the 20-year-old the youngest ever 500cc/MotoGP champion.