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(L to R) Second placed Mission Winnow Ducati's Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso, winner Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Marc Marquez and third placed Pramac Racing's Australian rider Jack Miller pose on the podium of the Moto GP Czech Grand Prix in Brno on August 4, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Marc Marquez Continues Winning Streak At 2019 Czech MotoGP

By: Amy Wang

The racer from Spain took first place on the Brno Circuit, continuing his streak as one the most successful international motorcycle racers of all time.

The 2019 Czech MotoGP Republic Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) took place on August 4 in the city of Brno.

Marc Marquez of Spain took first place on the Brno Circuit, which boasts a track length of 3.357 miles (5.403 km) and 14 turns. Marquez continued his domination on the leaderboard, racking up his sixth win of the ten races held so far this year. The 26-year-old has continued his streak as one the most successful international motorcycle racers of all time, claiming gold in five of the six years he’s competed since his MotoGP debut in 2013. With a 63 point lead so far, Marquez looks primed to claim top honors for a fourth consecutive year.

Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Jack Miller of Australia took second and third, respectively. Dovizioso sits in second place overall, where he remained at the finale of the past two MotoGP seasons.

Current 2019 MotoGP World Standing:

  1. Marc Marquez (SPAIN) 210 points
  2. Andrea Dovizioso (ITALY) 147 points
  3. Danilo Petrucci (ITALY) 129 points
  4. Alex Rins (SPAIN) 114 points
  5. Maverick Vinales (SPAIN) 91 point

The Czech MotoGP represented the 10th round of the 2019 Motorcycle Grand Prix racing season. Racers will go on to complete worldwide for nine additional rounds until battling for their final point tally at the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana on November 17 in Spain.

Motorcycle racing in Brno is a tradition that has taken place since 1930. The city of Brno in the Czech Republic historically hosts the Grand Prix with the first event dating back to 1965.

The track in Brno is the second most used racing venue for the Grand Prix after Assen in the Netherlands.

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(L to R) Second placed Mission Winnow Ducati's Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso, winner Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Marc Marquez and third placed Pramac Racing's Australian rider Jack Miller pose on the podium of the Moto GP Czech Grand Prix in Brno on August 4, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Winner EG 0,0 Marc VDS's Spanish rider Alex Marquez celebrates on the podium after the Moto2 event of the Moto GP Czech Grand Prix in Brno on August 4, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Marc Marquez reacts at the end of the qualifying session of the Moto GP Grand Prix of the Czech Republic in Brno on August 3, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Riders compete during the first practice session of the Moto 3 Grand Prix of the Czech Republic in Brno on August 2, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Monster Energy Yamaha's Italian rider Valentino Rossi competes during the second practice session of the Moto GP Grand Prix of the Czech Republic in Brno on August 2, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Monster Energy Yamaha's Italian rider Valentino Rossi pulls a wheelie after the second practice session of the Moto GP Grand Prix of the Czech Republic in Brno on August 2, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Winner Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Marc Marquez celebrates after the Moto GP Czech Grand Prix in Brno on August 4, 2019. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Jack Miller of Australia and Pramac Racing rounds the bend during the MotoGp race during the MotoGp of Czech Republic. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

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Aron Canet of Spain and Sterilgarda Max Racing Team cuts the finish lane and celebrates the victory at the end of the Moto3 race during the MotoGp of Czech Republic. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

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(L-R) Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Ducati Team, Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team and Jack Miller of Australia and Pramac Racing celebrate on the podium at the end of the motoGP race during the MotoGp of Czech Republic. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

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