IT WAS JORGE LORENZO AGAINST MARC MARQUEZ
IN A BRILLIANT SEASON OF MOTOGP
BY MICHAEL SCOTT
PHOTOGRAPHY BY GOLD & GOOSE
hat a season. What a battle.
And what a winner. Just four
points in it at the end, as
Marc Marquez concluded his recordbreaking season with yet another set of
At 20, he is the youngest ever World
Champion. He won it after receiving a
message from Freddie Spencer, the
1983 champion: "It's about time somebody broke my record."
He is also only the third class rookie
in history to win the title.
The first, in the mists of time, was
Gilera rider Umberto Masetti – at least
under the current definition of rookie,