Spanish rider Marc Marquez in the sixth time became the world champion in the MotoGP class.
The title went to Marquez, representing the Repsol Honda team, after winning the Grand Prix of Thailand. The separation of the rider from the nearest rival Andrea Dovizioso of Ducati have reached 110 points. Thus, for four stages before the end of the season MotoGP, the Spaniard became inaccessible to competitors.
At the race in Thailand, second place went to the Frenchman Fabio Quartararo on the Yamaha, the third — Spaniard Maverick Vinales, also on a Yamaha.
Taking into account titles won by Marquez in Moto2 and world championship race with an engine capacity of 125 CC, the number of trophies the Spaniard has reached eight.
Recall that during the first free practice on Friday, Marquez got in a car accident and was taken to hospital with back injuries and left leg. On examination, the doctors found that the Spaniard had not received significant injuries.