Defending champ Marc Marquez Honda) won his sixth straight race from pole position today, but this one was a struggle. A near race-long battle with Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) ended with a narrow victory for Marquez. Lorenzo finished second while his teammate Valentino Rossi finished third.
it was interesting to read the comments of Marquez and Lorenzo after the race, as it appears Lorenzo was carrying more corner speed than Marquez, while Marquez had more power (and a taller sixth gear) to close the gap, and even pass Lorenzo on the front straight.
Marquez has a 53 point lead in the championship after six races. For additional details, results and points visit the official MotoGP site.