MotoGP »’s Top 10 race reports of 2013

A look at the top ten most read race reports added to over the course of the 2013 season
2013 was another year were there was plenty of dramatic action on-track, on both two-wheels and on four.

Over the course of the season, reported on a wide range of events around the globe, telling the stories as the main championship titles were decided.

But which race reports added to the website last year grabbed your attention and got you talking?

1. Australian MotoGP: Lorenzo wins frantic pit stop race, Marquez black flag - 20 October

The MotoGP title fight has taken a massive twist after rookie Marc Marquez was black flagged from the Australian Grand Prix, won by nearest rival Jorge Lorenzo.

Phillip Island was the first ever MotoGP race to feature mandatory pit stops, due to concerns over overheating tyres on the new asphalt.

But Marquez - who had been battling Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa for victory - failed to change to his spare bike within the ten lap limit…

2. Qatar MotoGP: Lorenzo wins – Rossi, Marquez steal the show - 7 April

Reigning double MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo claimed a lights-to-flag victory in the 2013 season-opening Qatar night race.

Lorenzo held his pole position into turn one, then eased into the distance to win by almost six seconds.

However it was returning team-mate Valentino Rossi and MotoGP rookie Marc Marquez who stole the show with an enthralling late-race battle over second place…

3. Dutch MotoGP: Imperious Rossi dominates at Assen - 29 June

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