Marc Marquez says he is 'ready for a battle' as he sets his sights on the third consecutive MotoGP World Championship win that would haul him further into the title fight.

Wins in Germany and the United States have seen Marquez make steady in-roads into Valentino Rossi's MotoGP World Championship advantage, the pair now split by 56 points as the Spaniard applies more pressure on the leaders.

Indeed, Marquez is pleased his second straight win has allowed him to develop some momentum, even if he admits the upcoming race in the Czech Republic at Brno - where his remarkable race-winning streak in 2014 was brought to an abrupt conclusion with a fourth place finish last year - isn't a favourite of his.

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"It was a tough race in Indianapolis, very demanding, but I'm really happy to have taken two consecutive wins," the Repsol Honda rider said. "We were able to enjoy the victory on Sunday night and now we are already on our way to Brno for the next race.

"This isn't one of my favourite tracks and I've had mixed results here in the past but we arrive there with good momentum and we will work hard to be ready for a battle!"

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Kinda funny that Marquez still thinks he's stronger in the second part of the season. Compare the results of last year and you'll see that Marquez is struggling in the second part. Brno, Aragon, Misano, Motegi, Sepang, PI all tracks that are compared to last year are slightly in the favor of the yamaha's It's good to see Marquez isn't as dominant as he used to be, and people are forgetting the amount of engines the riders have although the Honda's are reliable Marquez is the one who has 3 engines to use and all of the others 4. The problem with Marquez is that with too much confidence or under pressure he makes too much mistakes

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Nakasone: Of course mm is chipping away at vr's lead. Vr's lead was built up thanks to the misfortune that mm suffered early in the season. Now that the bike is no longer hindering mm, vr will have no answer to mm's charge. Mm is the better rider when both are on equal footing.[\blockquote]

Sorry, but this year we have seen Marquez making lots of mistakes. Mistakes that someone who is that consistent shouldn't make. The strongest point but also Marc's own enemy is his eager to win, when the balance shifts the wrong way and Marc get's under pressure the odds are bigger that he makes mistakes. Having a winners mentality is a good thing, but not having the guts to settle for second and end with nothing isn't any good if you want to win championships. A championship isn't won with a victory, but you can loose a championship with a DNF.

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Sorry, but this year we have seen Marquez making lots of mistakes. Mistakes that someone who is that consistent shouldn't make. The strongest point but also Marc's own enemy is his eager to win, when the balance shifts the wrong way and Marc get's under pressure the odds are bigger that he makes mistakes. Having a winners mentality is a good thing, but not having the guts to settle for second and end with nothing isn't any good if you want to win championships. A championship isn't won with a victory, but you can loose a championship with a DNF.[\blockquote]

Marquez might have committed some blunders, but now that the bike is fixed, the Rossi fanboys hoping for another mistake will be very disappointed.[\blockquote]

The bike isn't fixed, they are working around the problems. Marquez still suffers on corner entry and corner exit. The only thing they have found is a solution to make the engine work ( 2014 frame ) and altering the electroni

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