WORLD champion Marc Marquez overtook countryman Jorge Lorenzo with fewer than three laps remaining to claim his third consecutive Indianapolis MotoGP victory yesterday.
Spanish Honda rider Marquez covered the 27-lap, 112.6km Indianapolis Motor Speedway course in 41min 55.37sec with Yamaha’s Lorenzo 0.688sec behind.
Italian star Valentino Rossi finished third.
Rossi retains his lead in the world championship standings with a nine-point advantage over Yamaha teammate Lorenzo, 195-186.
Rossi edged out Honda rider Dani Pedrosa for third.