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Statistics from Marquez's MotoGP career

Marc Marquez clinched his fourth MotoGP title in Valencia earlier this month, stamping his authority as one of the greatest riders of the current generation. Here are some statistics from his title-winning year.

Gallery: Marquez celebrates fourth MotoGP title

Honda's Marc Marquez sealed his fourth MotoGP title - and sixth across the three classes - last weekend at Valencia. We've selected his finest celebration photos.

Ducati says it "misunderstood" Lorenzo/Dovizioso situation

Ducati MotoGP technical boss Gigi Dall'Igna said that telling Jorge Lorenzo to give up his position to Andrea Dovizioso during the Valencia finale was the team's "misunderstanding".

Zarco asked to "take it easy" by Marquez's mother

Johann Zarco says he was asked by Marc Marquez's mother ahead of Sunday's Valencia MotoGP title decider to "take it easy" and not risk a collision with the title favourite.

Rossi and Vinales used 2016 chassis for Valencia finale

Yamaha MotoGP riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales both reverted to the Japanese manufacturer’s 2016 chassis for Sunday’s Valencia season finale.

Lorenzo: Ignoring team orders was best for Dovizioso

Jorge Lorenzo insists his refusal to heed a Ducati team instruction to move aside for Andrea Dovizioso during MotoGP’s Valencia season finale was aimed at helping the Italian.

Marquez: Fear of Zarco clash led to mistake

Marc Marquez says the incident that nearly jeopardised his 2017 MotoGP title hopes in the season finale at Valencia was brought on by fears of a costly collision with Johann Zarco.

Dovizioso: Lorenzo didn't hold me up despite team orders

Defeated MotoGP title contender Andrea Dovizioso says he didn’t feel he was held up by Ducati teammate Jorge Lorenzo during the Valencia season finale.

Valencia MotoGP: Top 5 quotes after race

The Repsol Honda Team enjoyed a dream day with Dani Pedrosa winning the Grand Prix and Marc Marquez taking the third step of the podium to earn the 2017 World Championship Title

Valencia MotoGP: Marquez seals fourth title in dramatic finale

Marc Marquez sealed his fourth MotoGP title after finishing third in a Valencia season finale won by Dani Pedrosa, as Andrea Dovizioso's championship hopes were ended with a late crash.

Live: Follow the Valencia MotoGP decider as it happens

Find out who will be crowned 2017 MotoGP champion with our live coverage of the final round of the season at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia.

Valencia MotoGP: Marquez tops warm-up for title decider

Marc Marquez topped Sunday morning's warm-up session for MotoGP's Valencia title decider, cementing his status as favourite to clinch a fourth premier class title.

Lorenzo rules out backing up riders to help Dovizioso

Jorge Lorenzo has ruled out backing up other riders in a bid to help Ducati teammate Andrea Dovizioso beat Marc Marquez to the MotoGP title in Sunday’s Valencia showdown.

Vinales: "Ask Yamaha" about Valencia qualifying disaster

Maverick Vinales has expressed his frustration after only qualifying 13th for the MotoGP season finale at Valencia, and says Yamaha has to give an explanation for his lack of competitiveness.

Valencia MotoGP: Top 5 quotes after qualifying

Marc Marquez takes final pole position of the season at Valencia

Valencia MotoGP: Marquez on pole despite crash, Dovizioso P9

Marc Marquez will start the title-deciding MotoGP season finale at Valencia from pole position despite a late crash in qualifying, while championship rival Andrea Dovizioso could do no better than ninth.

Live: Follow Valencia MotoGP qualifying as it happens

Follow qualifying for the 18th and final round of the 2017 MotoGP season at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia with our live coverage.

Valencia MotoGP: Marquez quickest in FP3, Vinales into Q1

MotoGP title favourite Marc Marquez topped Saturday morning's third practice session at Valencia, while Maverick Vinales will have to fight through Q1 after ending up outside the top 10.

Espargaro forced to start Valencia finale from pitlane

KTM rider Pol Espargaro will start this weekend's MotoGP season finale at Valencia from the pitlane as punishment for exceeding his engine allocation.

Marquez baffled by Valencia practice crash

Championship favourite Marc Marquez says he was left baffled by his crash at the end of second practice for MotoGP’s season-closing Valencia Grand Prix.

Dovizioso admits Friday speed "not enough" against Marquez

Andrea Dovizioso enjoyed a good opening day of practice for the MotoGP finale at Valencia, but fears his speed will be "not enough" against championship rival Marc Marquez.

Valencia MotoGP: Lorenzo tops FP2, Marquez crashes

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo was fastest in the second practice session for MotoGP's Valencia season finale, which ended with title favourite Marc Marquez crashing.

Valencia MotoGP: Iannone leads Miller in first practice

Suzuki rider Andrea Iannone set the pace in Friday's opening MotoGP practice session in Valencia, as title rivals Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Marquez finished fourth and fifth.

Marquez: "No one will remember" if Dovizioso gets more wins

Marc Marquez says the thought of Andrea Dovizioso winning this weekend’s Valencia MotoGP season finale doesn’t bother him, as "no one will remember" as long as he wins the title.

Dovizioso: Marquez's lack of "restraint" gives me title hope

Andrea Dovizioso says Marc Marquez's "struggles to restrain himself" in races gives him hope he can still secure the 2017 MotoGP crown this weekend.

Espargaro returns as Aprilia goes (RED) for Valencia

Aleix Espargaro will return to MotoGP action for this weekend's season finale at Valencia, as Aprilia adopts a special (RED) colour scheme at the Spanish venue for the second year in a row.

Opinion: Whatever happens in Valencia, Dovizioso wins

Andrea Dovizioso's hopes of clinching a first MotoGP title this weekend in Valencia are slim, but as Oriol Puigdemont argues, the Ducati rider will leave Spain as a winner no matter what happens.

Van der Mark gets second MotoGP chance at Valencia

Michael van der Mark will reprise his role as Jonas Folger’s replacement at Tech 3 Yamaha for next weekend’s MotoGP season finale at Valencia.

Honda won't use team orders at Valencia - Marquez

MotoGP title favourite Marc Marquez insists that Honda will not use team orders in the season finale at Valencia to assist him in his bid to beat rival Andrea Dovizioso to the championship.

Kallio gets fourth MotoGP wildcard race in season finale

KTM's Mika Kallio has been given another opportunity to race in MotoGP this year as he will ride in the season finale in Valencia.