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Spain’s Marc Marquez Wins At Monterey’s Raceway Laguna Seca

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Marc Marquez of Spain  heads down a straight during the MotoGp Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix - Race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 21, 2013 in Monterey.  (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

Marc Marquez of Spain heads down a straight during the MotoGp Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix – Race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on July 21, 2013 in Monterey. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

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MONTEREY (CBS/AP) — Spain’s Marc Marquez won the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday at Monterey’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to become the youngest rider in MotoGP history to win consecutive races.

The 20-year-old Repsol Honda Team rider held of Germany’s Stefan Bradl by 2.2 seconds for his third victory of the year. Marquez also won in Austin, Texas, in April and last week in Germany.

Marquez leads the season standings after nine of 18 races, 16 points ahead of Spanish teammate Dani Pedrosa.

Italy’s Valentino Rossi was third, followed by Spain’s Alvaro Bautista and Pedrosa.

(Copyright 2013 CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved.)

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