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Marc Marquez retains MotoGP title

Marc Marquez retains his MotoGP title after finishing second at the Japan Grand Prix this morning, becoming the youngest driver to win titles in consecutive years.

Marc Marquez has clinched his second successive MotoGP title after finishing second in Japan this morning.

The 21-year-old was left celebrating on the Motegi track as he finished ahead of teammate Dani Perdrosa to win the title with three races still to go of the season.

Marquez has become the youngest ever racer to win two MotoGP titles in consecutive years.

Jorge Lorenzo took the chequered flag, while Italy's Valentino Rossi came third.

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Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team speaks with journalists in pit during the 2013 MotoGP of Australia on October 17, 2013
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