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BC-MOT--Spanish GP

May 5, 2019
Titleholder Marc Marquez won the Spanish MotoGP for a second straight year and took over the championship lead on Sunday. Marquez claimed his 46th career MotoGP victory and his second of the season after steering his Honda to the front from a fourth-place start on the grid.

JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Titleholder Marc Marquez won the Spanish MotoGP for a second straight year and took over the championship lead on Sunday.

Marquez claimed his 46th career MotoGP victory and his second of the season after steering his Honda to the front from a fourth-place start on the grid.

Alex Rins finished second followed by Maverick Vinales in third.

Five-time champion Marquez leads Rins by one point in the standings. Andrea Dovizioso is three points behind Marquez after finishing the race fourth.

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