After falling from a commanding lead at Phillip Island, newly crowned double MotoGP champion Marc Marquez is determined to get back to winning ways in this weekend's penultimate round at Sepang.

Marquez won eleven of the opening twelve races, but has been on the podium just once in the four races since - falling at Misano, Aragon and then Phillip Island.

"It is time to try to be on the top again because I haven't won since Silverstone," said Marquez. "We will try here, we will try to be ready on Sunday. It depends on the weather. If it's dry we will try to do a good race and fight for victory. If it's wet, we will see."

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The Repsol Honda star lost the front of his RC213V in cool and windy conditions at Phillip Island, while trying a 'different' tactic - pushing hard to build an early lead rather than mounting his usual late attack.

"I was riding without pressure, trying to do a different race. I tried to do a special thing. Tried to be really strong from the beginning and tried to open a really big gap. But it was not possible," he said.

"Now is the time to try new things, because before you need to be more calm and try to think about the championship. But I saw that it was not the [right] way, so here we will try to change [to a normal race]."

Marquez was fastest in the first Sepang pre-season test in February, but missed the second due to a broken leg in training.

"I did only one test but I felt really good, but when you come here after all of the season everything has changed, the bikes and the set-up. Valentino and Jorge will be strong because they are fighting for second place. But also Dani. Dani is always very, very fast here."

Marquez needs one more win to match Mick Doohan's all-time record of twelve victories in a season.