Alex Mar­quez fol­lows in Marc’s Moto foot­steps

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Alex Mar­quez fol­lowed in the foot­steps of brother Marc yes­ter­day by win­ning the Moto2 cham­pi­onship at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Marc Mar­quez, who won his sixth Mo­toGP ti­tle in Thai­land last month, was also crowned Moto2 cham­pion in 2012. Both broth­ers have also won what is now known as Moto3. Alex, rid­ing for the Marc VDS Moto2 team, fin­ished sec­ond to Brad Bin­der yes­ter­day to be sure of the ti­tle with a round to spare and a lead of 28 points. “He is not ‘the brother of.’ He is Alex Mar­quez and he is the world cham­pion two times in Moto3 and Moto2,” said Marc, who cel­e­brated with his sib­ling.

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