2014 bwin Spanish Grand Prix Race Results
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) took his fourth consecutive win of the year in his 100th GP ride, his first win at the Jerez circuit. Marquez is the first MotoGP rider to win the first four races since Australian Mick Doohan in 1992. After a hectic first lap Marquez took the lead and was never headed. In second place was Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha) who held off a fast finishing Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda) over the last two laps. Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha), in his 200th GP and on his 27th birthday, was a distant fourth.
The top Ducati was Andrea Dovizioso in fifth, while the top open class rider was Aleix Espargaro (NGM Forward Racing Yamaha) in seventh.
Marquez now leads the World Championship with a perfect 100 points. Second is Dani Pedrosa with 72 points with Valentino Rossi in third on 61 points.
1st: Marc Marquez (SPA) Repsol Honda 45’24.134
2nd: Valentino Rossi (ITA) Movistar Yamaha +1.431
3rd: Dani Pedrosa (SPA) Repsol Honda +1.529
Polegetter Mika Kallio (Marc VDS Racing Team – Kalex) took the holeshot at the start of the race and was never headed to the finish line, riding a faultless race to win his second Moto2 race. In second place was Dominique Aegerter (Technomag carXpert – Suter) with third place going to Jonas Folger (AGR Team – Kalex).
Championship leader Esteve Rabat (Marc VDS Racing Team – Kalex) was fourth with his championship lead now cut to 16 points to his teammate Kallio.
1st: Mika Kallio (FIN) Marc VDS Racing Team – Kalex) 44’56.004
2nd: Dominique Aegerter (SWI) Technomag carXpert – Suter) +2.434
3rd: Jonas Folger (GER) AGR Team – Kalex) +3.668
Starting from tenth on the grid Romano Fenati (SKY Racing Team VR46 – KTM) took his second consecutive race win after a close fought Moto3 race. Fenati’s win gave KTM its 50th GP race victory. Second place went to Efren Vasquez (SaxoPrint RTG – Honda) with third going to Alex Rins (Estrella Galicia 0,0 – Honda).
Championship leader Jack Miller finished fourth and saw his championship lead reduced to 5 points ahead of Fenati in second.
1st: Romano Fenati (ITA) SKYRacing Team VR46 – KTM) 41’28.584
2nd: Efren Vaquez (SPA) SaxoPrint -RTG – Honda) +0.144
3rd: Alex Rins (SPA) Estrella Galicia 0,0 – Honda) +0.147